Obion Creek

Front Page Episodes
6:30 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

3-23 Front Page P.M.

Front Page P.M. Airs Fridays at 6:30 after Marketplace

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Stream Restoration
5:00 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Obion Creek: Fixing Nature That's Been Tinkered With

The Earth’s ecosystems operate on a fragile balance between soil, water and wildlife.  In the early 20th century, a local drainage district upset this balance when it straightened and widened a Hickman County stream. It hoped to drain the land to add farmable soil to the area, but the stream clogged and farmers wound up with more water instead of less.

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