Clarks Run Environmental and Education Corp., otherwise known as CREEC, is hosting an open house and town meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the United Way Building on North Third Street.
Along with door prizes and refreshments, the event will focus on protecting Clarks Run Creek and understanding important issues such as water quality. Guest speakers include Malissa McAlister, a University of Kentucky water quality specialist; Andrea Zimmer of the federal Environmental Protection Agency; and Lee Colten of Kentucky Division of Water.
Educational booths will on hand from organizations and government entities such as Herrington Lake Conservation League, Third Rock, USEPA, Bluegrass PRIDE, BIKE, and Water Watch.
According to CREEC member and county Solid Waste Coordinator Donna Fechter, the event is geared to help people "become informed on the problems, solutions and future course to help this impaired waterway."