Quantcast
  • Calendar

    Loading...
  • Our Mission

    Connect the people who live and work in Las Gallinas Valley with their creek and watershed. Advance local conservation action. Promote watershed restoration, protection and education. Please support us! Become a member of GWC.

    Who We Are

    Gallinas Watershed Council (GWC) is a group of concerned citizens who live and work in Las Gallinas Valley, North San Rafael, Marin County. From the headwaters in the hills of Terra Linda to the wetlands of Santa Venetia, we are committed to using the WATERSHED APPROACH to protect and manage our environment. We are a 501c(3) Nonprofit  fiscally sponsored by MarinLink.

    Learn what you can do and about watershed events.  

    For more information please download the GWC PDF Brochure and the GWC Watershed Issues Map.  

What to Green Using Graywater – SVNA Neighborhood Connections lectureThursday, September 25th, 2014

Laundry Graywater

About 10 Santa Venetia neighbors met at Le Chalet Basque Wed., Sept. 24, to learn how to stay green with graywater. Organized by neighbors Kathleen Nemetz, Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, and Realtor® Yvonne Young, the meeting was the second Neighborhood Connections meeting to be co-sponsored with the Santa Venetia Neighborhood Association.   Many of the 10 […]

Watershed Music CD AvailableWednesday, September 24th, 2014

Watershed CD

ORDER NOW Send a check for $15 (includes S/H for USA) to: Gallinas Watershed Council 68 Mitchell Blvd, Ste 240 San Rafael, CA 94903 Pay by Credit Card or Paypal (includes S/H for USA and $1 processing fee): Press Release Watershed Music CD Marin IJ: CD Review by Paul Liberatore Bay Nature Magazine: Singing the […]

RIP California Clapper Rail. Welcome California Ridgway’s Rail!Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

California Ridgway

Remember when Pluto was demoted from Planet to Dwarf Planet? That’s kind of how this feels… Our beloved GWC mascot, the California Clapper Rail, is apparently NOT a clapper rail. Nope, this is not a joke. The California Clapper Rail is now called the California Ridgway’s Rail. Read the KQED article below… and please welcome […]

Sept 20 Volunteer for Coastal Clean-up DayMonday, September 8th, 2014

CA Coastal Cleanup 2014

The Friends of China Camp (FOCC) and Gallinas Watershed Council (GWC) are participating in Coastal Cleanup Day at China Camp. What is Coastal Cleanup? Coastal Cleanup Day is an annual event in California and around the country. Everyone helps keep waterways and shorelines clean. Here in the Gallinas Watershed we venture out onto Gallinas Creek […]

GWC Watershed Model displayed at SVNA Labor Day PicnicMonday, August 18th, 2014

Watershed Model

The GWC booth was a popular stop for young and old at the annual SVNA Labor Day Picnic in Santa Venetia. Our watershed model demonstration attracted many youngsters from the neighborhood and our volunteers signed up new supporters. We all enjoyed the live music by the band Moonlight Rodeo which features Kurt Huget and friends. […]

  • Endangered species California Clapper Rail
    join our mailing list

    donate
    Goes to MarinLink
    Please designate for GWC

    Bookmark and Share

  • Recent Posts

  • Categories