Contact Us

For more information about Monday Creek, or to volunteer, please contact the Monday Creek AmeriCorps member.

Address: P.O. Box 129 / 115 W. Main St., New Straitsville, OH 43766

Phone: (740) 394-2047

AmeriCorps Member:

Kylee Nichols can be reached at


Meet Our Staff:

Nate Schlater, Watershed Coordinator

Nathan Schlater, the previous MCRP water quality specialist, has taken over as the Monday Creek Watershed Coordinator.  Nate, originally from Dayton, Ohio, moved to Athens County to attend Hocking College where he received an Associate Degree in fish management and aquaculture. He then attended Rio Grande University where he received a B.S. Degree in fish and wildlife conservation and management. Nate began working with Monday Creek Restoration Project (MCRP), a program of Rural Action Inc., during the summer of 2008 as an Ohio Department of Natural Resources intern. In 2009, after graduating from Rio Grande University he was brought on as the full time water quality specialist at MCRP.

Nate enjoys life, animals, being outside, and playing in the streams. Some of his hobbies include fishing, gardening, boating, dirt biking, dogs, hiking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.


Tim Ferrell, Water Quality Specialist

Tim Ferrell served as an ODNR intern with MCRP in 2009 and has
now taken over as the water quality specialist. Tim is originally from New Cumberland WV. He is a graduate from Hocking College and Rio Grande University in Wildlife and Fish Conservation and Management. He has prior experience working with both State and Federal agencies including USDA Wildlife Services, ODNR Division of Mineral Resource Management, and ODNR Division of Wildlife. He is an avid outdoorsman who spends his free time hunting, fishing, playing music, and attending local music events.


Kylee Nichols, AmeriCorps Member 2018-2019

Kylee is a recent graduate of Ohio University with a degree in Environmental Geography and a certificate in Environmental Studies. She is originally from McConnelsville, Ohio and now lives in Athens, Ohio where she enjoys hiking, coffee, and generally appreciating the outdoors.

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