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 SchoolResourcesSchool Curriculum Materials and LessonsEPA“Clean Water: Everybody’s Business” bookmark
 SchoolResourcesKentucky ResourcesKentucky Department of Education“How to Develop a Standards-Based Unit of Study” manual
The 2008 manual contains a unit template, information about the components of a unit and lesson plan, sample lesson plans, and a downloadable word document template.
 PartnerCommunityResourcesMCM 1 & 22008 Stormwater Survey.
In 2008, KYTC in partnership with Kentucky MS4 Communities developed a survey to assess the knowledge, attitude, behaviors and educational venues of Kentucky residents with respect to storm water.  The following report and support data document the results of the survey. Narrative & Frequency Tables.  Report of survey questions and results. Narrative & Charts.  Summary and charts of results reported through the survey. Communities Surveyed.  List of communities surveyed and reported results.
 PartnerCommunityResources, SchoolResourcesMCM 1 & 2, National and International Events and Programs, Stream Monitoring, Volunteer ProgramsEPAAdopt Your Watershed.
EPA is building a voluntary, national catalog of organizations involved in protecting local water bodies, including formal watershed alliances, local groups, and schools that conduct activities such as volunteer monitoring, cleanups, and restoration projects.  You can search the EPA database by state and then by city to find local groups.
 HelpfulLinksAdopt-A-Highway
 PartnerCommunityResources, SchoolResourcesMCM 1 & 2, National and International Events and Programs, Stream Monitoring, Volunteer ProgramsGeneralAdopt-A-Stream Programs
Partnering with Schools. Many Adopt-A-Stream programs partner with schools to develop interdisciplinary classroom curricula and activities. Through the program, teachers and students adopt a waterway, perform chemical, physical, and biological testing to determine water quality, and perform habitat restoration. Participating in such an interdisciplinary program gives classroom learning a real-life application, enhances students’ problem-solving capabilities, and provides community recognition of the students’ efforts. Teachers can select projects and activities that best match their students’ capabilities and the materials and resources available. The national Adopt-A-Stream organization, as well as numerous agencies nationwide, can provide teacher’s guides for developing a classroom Adopt-A-Stream program.  Some schools find it valuable to enlist a co-sponsor, such as a community group or private organization, to aid them in their efforts. Co-sponsors vary in their involvement with the students. Some activities that co-sponsors can undertake include meeting with students to demonstrate community support for their efforts, helping to select an appropriate waterway, providing special information about the waterway, accompanying students on field trips, helping to prepare news releases and articles about the program, providing funds (if necessary), and helping to prepare a written report that compiles all of the data from schools in the watershed. Students and community members can then use this report as a focal point around which to plan strategies for involvement and actions for the coming year.



 PartnerCommunityResources, SchoolResourcesSchool Curriculum Materials and LessonsEPAAfter the Storm Brochure (Spanish)
Middle Grades & High School

 PartnerCommunityResources, SchoolResourcesSchool Curriculum Materials and LessonsEPAAfter the Storm DVD order.
 PartnerCommunityResources, SchoolResourcesSchool Curriculum Materials and LessonsEPAAfter the Storm Brochure
Middle Grades & High School

 CoordinatorResourcesFrequently Asked QuestionsAm I going to be providing training?
​Possibly. The permit provides that the district offices may provide trainings with DEA.
 ConstructionResourcesMCM 5At what time does the highway project manager need to contact the local community?
​The local community should be contacted during project development at preliminary line and grade to consider any local regulatory requirements for flood abatement and water quality considerations.
 SchoolResourcesStream MonitoringIzaak Walton League of AmericaBiological Stream Monitoring.
This web page provides basic background information concerning biological stream monitoring—why, how, link to publications.
 PartnerCommunityResources, SchoolResourcesKentucky Resources, MCM 1 & 2GeneralBluegrass Partnership for a Green Community.
Projects & teams are organized around the following initiatives: green buildings, reduce-reuse-recycle, green purchasing, environmental education, transportation, outreach & communication, water & stormwater, foods and sustainability, and green space & sustainability.

 PartnerCommunityResources, SchoolResourcesKentucky Resources, MCM 1 & 2GeneralBluegrass PRIDE
Bluegrass PRIDE (Personal Responsibility In a Desirable Environment) provides environmental resources and information to schools, community groups, local governments and citizens in Central Kentucky.
 PartnerCommunityResources, SchoolResourcesKentucky Resources, MCM 1 & 2GeneralBluegrass Rain Garden Alliance
A group supporting the need for rain gardens and other stormwater management tools.
 ConstructionResources, PartnerCommunityResourcesContractor, MCM 5BMP Plan Template.
​Best Management Practices (BMP) Plan Template for Highway Construction Activities.

 CoordinatorResourcesFrequently Asked QuestionsCan stormwater system maintenance be incorporated into an interlocal agreement?
​Yes.
 HelpfulLinksCar Care for Cleaner Water
 SchoolResourcesNational and International Events and ProgramsGeneralChildren and Nature Awareness Month
 SchoolResourcesSchool Curriculum Materials and LessonsEPAClassroom Education on Stormwater
 SchoolResourcesSchool Curriculum Materials and LessonsEPACommunity, Culture, and the Environment: A Guide to Understanding a Sense of Place
 SchoolResourcesSchool Curriculum Materials and LessonsMammoth Cave National ParkCurriculum Materials
This website provides curriculum materials for grades K-12.
 SchoolResourcesSchool Curriculum Materials and LessonsEPACrossword Puzzle
 ConstructionResources, PartnerCommunityResourcesContractor, MCM 4, MCM 5Design MemorandumsDesign Memorandums.
​KYTC Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction (2008).Division 200 – Earthwork, includes sections (212) on Erosion Control and (213) Water Pollution Control that address erosion prevention and sediment control objectives and requirements specific to KYTC.KYTC Highway Design Manual.  KYTC guidance on highway design and procedures. Design Memorandums. KYTC issues Design Memorandums to announce policy decisions. Examples follow
 ConstructionResources, PartnerCommunityResourcesContractor, MCM 4, MCM 5Design Memorandums06-09 Construction Memo 08-09
Implementation of KDOW’s eNOI form and permit approval process
 ConstructionResources, PartnerCommunityResourcesContractor, MCM 4, MCM 5Design Memorandums12005 Karst Policy
Best Management Practice for construction in karst and environmentally sensitive areas.
 ConstructionResources, PartnerCommunityResourcesContractor, MCM 4Design Memorandums03A-05 Erosion Control Plan.
Erosion Control Plan development process changes
 SchoolResourcesSchool Curriculum Materials and LessonsGreen TeacherDigital Subscription for Schools
 SchoolResourcesSchool Curriculum Materials and LessonsGreen TeacherDigital Subscription for Colleges and Universities
 ConstructionResourcesMCM 1 & 2Do I need to maintain website information?
​The KYTC MS4 Program website is maintained by the DEA. Local MS4 program information, such as contact information, should be identified by the district and sent to the DEA. MS4 District Coordinators are responsible for the district’s annual compliance reports for submittal on an annual basis to the DEA. The annual compliance report is updated to the website by the DEA. Activities and correspondence with communities should be well documented throughout the year to facilitate the compilation of the district annual compliance report.
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