The Mud Run Conservancy is dedicated to preserving, conserving, protecting and restoring the land and water resources in the upper watershed of Mud Run. The Mud Run is a spring fed creek in Mad River Township, Clark County, Ohio.

Fence of Flags and Hope! CAMie is out on Garrison Road with the flags flapping in the wind to send wishes of hope and goodwill throughout the land!

Now that was a Rockin’ Good Music Fest in Yellow Springs on Saturday, February 29. 2020.

Music fest fundraiser to protect the Mud Run! Article by Audrey Hackett with picture of the Culbertson fen. 2/22/2020

Mud Run Conservancy is proud and honored to partner with the Greenon InvenTeam students and teachers. We hope our donation to their fundraising campaign is just the beginning of a community-wide effort to send the team to Washington, DC for the Lemelson-MIT invention celebration.

The Coyote Run Application is complete and in the mail to the US Board on Geographical Names. We should hear soon! (well, maybe it will take 6 months!) But the name is almost official! Spread the good news!

Do you know about the redside dace? This fish is a cold-water indicator species found in an unnamed tributary of the Mud Run. A robust and sustainable population was observed  in the stream on June 8 of 2018!


  • Write the director of the Ohio Division of Natural Resources, Mary Mertz and request the Mad River receive a scenic river destination due to its unique spring fed waters and its important cold water fisheries.
  • Volunteer with Mud Run Conservancy and educate the citizens about the abundant water resources of our township and the need to protect and preserve them.
  • The Mad Men of Trout Unlimited is an organization whose focus is to study, protect and restore the Mad River. This year’s annual meeting will be held at the Simon Kenton Inn from 7-9:00 pm on March 21, 2020. Get involved with Trout Unlimited and protect The Mad, Ohio’s principal trout stream of Ohio.
Help improve the waters in the Mad River Watershed by attending any of the following activities:

The Mud Run Conservancy is dedicated to the well-being of the Mud Run Watershed. This valuable resource encompasses over 20 miles of waterways and includes the Mud Run Creek, Clear Creek, a major tributary, two minor tributaries, fens, wetlands and dozens of natural springs.