hinkson creek http://kbia.org en Wetland helps keep Hinkson Creek clean http://kbia.org/post/wetland-helps-keep-hinkson-creek-clean <p></p><p>The <span style="line-height: 1.5;">U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is continuing to check the progress of a wetland constructed in Columbia this past summer.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The city funded part of the 3M Flat </span>Branch-Hinkson<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Creek Wetlands, which is located off of the </span>MKT<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> trail behind Katy Place Apartments, with $45,000 from the city’s park sales tax. 3M Company provided the initial seed money of $40,000.</span></p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 20:30:27 +0000 Kyle Winker 44891 at http://kbia.org Wetland helps keep Hinkson Creek clean City of Columbia hosts Hinkson Clean Sweep http://kbia.org/post/city-columbia-hosts-hinkson-clean-sweep <p></p><p></p><p>Golf balls, beer cans, plastic bottles and caps.&nbsp;</p><p>The list goes on and on.</p><p>These are just a few of the popular items volunteers removed from local streams during the City of Columbia&rsquo;s annual Hinkson Clean Sweep project on Saturday.&nbsp; The City of Columbia&rsquo;s Stormwater Education and Outreach Program has put on the event for the past 10 years.&nbsp;</p><p>Volunteers were stationed at five different local streams in Columbia, all of which flow into the Hinkson Creek.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 20:11:24 +0000 Kyle Winker 42087 at http://kbia.org City of Columbia hosts Hinkson Clean Sweep Federal, state, and local officials agree to reduce Hinkson Creek pollution http://kbia.org/post/federal-state-and-local-officials-agree-reduce-hinkson-creek-pollution <p>Columbia area residents and officials have started developing recommendations for cleaning up a local waterway. Mon, 07 May 2012 13:26:09 +0000 Associated Press 13676 at http://kbia.org Federal, state, and local officials agree to reduce Hinkson Creek pollution Reasons behind deaths of thousands of fish remain elusive http://kbia.org/post/reasons-behind-deaths-thousands-fish-remain-elusive <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 8.5pt; background-color: white; line-height: 11.25pt; ">Conservation officials are still trying to determine what killed an estimated 14,000 fish in a central Missouri creek.</span></p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 13:57:14 +0000 Associated Press 12307 at http://kbia.org Reasons behind deaths of thousands of fish remain elusive Newscast for March 29, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-29-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>A judge throws&nbsp;out a voter ID proposal</li><li>A new plan for managing&nbsp;Hinkson Creek</li><li>State Senators attempt to&nbsp;override a&nbsp;Governor&#39;s veto</li></ul> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 23:00:44 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 11506 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 29, 2012 New strategy unveiled for Hinkson Creek cleanup http://kbia.org/post/new-strategy-unveiled-hinkson-creek-cleanup-0 <p>A new strategy aimed at cleaning up Hinkson Creek was unveiled at a public meeting on Wednesday. The event was led by representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Boone County, City of Columbia and MU.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 16:08:31 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 11466 at http://kbia.org New strategy unveiled for Hinkson Creek cleanup