Sycamore Creek watershed

The Sycamore Creek watershed is one of the most significant tributaries to the Trinity River and unfortunately another one that's made the 303d list in North Texas. It's also one of the many watersheds that offers incredible potential for not only improvement of the water quality but also enhancements to the extensive network of parks adjacent to the creek.

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City: Fort Worth

Size: 38 square miles

Impaired: Bacteria/E. Coli

Ecosystems: Blackland prairie and bottomland forest

Major Streams: Sycamore Creek, Edgecliff Branch, Hawwood Branch, Crowley Branch, and 13 additional significant tributaries

Additional Reading on the Sycamore Creek Watershed

Fort Worth facing challenges of addressing homeless encampments along Sycamore Creek (Star-Telegram)


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