Photo Contest Ends Friday, October 18th
We want to see the district through your eyes! We are looking for photos from all seasons, featuring lakes, streams, recreation, wildlife, plants, or anything else outdoors that catches your eye. Winners will have their photos printed in RPBCWD 2020 Calendar, highlighted at rpbcwd.org, shared on our social media accounts, and more! The RPBCWD photo…
45-day review period for updated rules
The comment period is now open for proposed revisions to the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District's regulatory requirements. In the past several months, Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek Watershed District has drafted revisions to its rules, based on input from a variety of stakeholders.
Celebrating Our Community, August 28
Join us on August 28th to celebrate this community we have been part of for 50 years.
Become a Master Water Steward
By joining the growing ranks of these passionate and dedicated volunteers, you can make a difference in keeping water clean and healthy. The 6-session course, which runs from October through April, is taught by top industry professionals and offers a network of like-minded peers.
500 volunteers plant for clean water and healthy habitat at Scenic Heights Elementary School
On Wednesday, June 5th, students from 19 classes at Scenic Heights Elementary worked together to install a variety of prairie plants in the outdoor learning center behind their school. Throughout the day, 475 students and teachers planted 1,500 flowers and grasses in an area that is being converted back to native prairie. On Saturday, June 8th, 20…
Survey for Lakeshore Residents
The Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District is conducting a lakeshore resident survey and needs your help. The survey will help the District understand how Lake Service Providers are interacting with lakes and residents in the District, and determine when Lake Serve Providers are active on the lakes. Lake Service Providers are anyone who is…
Herbicide Treatment May 30th on Red Rock Lake and Lotus Lake
The Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek Watershed District is conducting an herbicide treatment on Thursday, May 30th. Herbicide will be applied to areas with curly-leaf pondweed on Red Rock Lake and Lotus Lake. The herbicide used will be a low dose of Diquat and would be applied early-season; please see figures below for specific targeted areas.…
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