University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Boneyard Creek (Champaign-Urbana, Illinois) Select Management Documents (1915-2000)

The Boneyard Creek is a stream in the Vermilion watershed located in Champaign County, IL, flowing into the Saline Branch of the Salt Fork River, which in turn flows into the Vermilion River. The Boneyard basin contains portions of Urbana, Champaign, and the University of Illinois campus, and the creek's watershed is completely urbanized. Flooding and water quality have been issues of concern for the communities through which it flows.
This collection includes documents relating to the Boneyard Creek's history, restoration, maintenance, development, and stormwater drainage from the Boneyard Creek Bibliography created by Illinois State Water Survey Librarian Pat Gobert, in 1998. Gobert provided detailed annotations for published and unpublished documents dating from 1915 to 1998 which described the history and management of the stream. Materials covered in the bibliography were held in the Illinois State Water Survey Library. Gobert's bibliography was used as the basis for this digital collection; those documents which were not restricted by copyright are were digitized by the University Library.
Related resource: Boneyard Creek Bibliography