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    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.  

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

Watershed Model

Visit the GWC booth at the annual SVNA Labor Day Picnic in Santa Venetia for a watershed model demonstration. Stop by on Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014 between 12 Noon to 3:30 PM. Enjoy Live music with Moonlight Rodeo including Kurt Huget and friends. Kurt has several songs on our WATERSHED MUSIC CD. At […]

Bike the Watershed 4: 4th Annual GWC Bicycle TourMonday, August 18th, 2014

Attendees of "Bike The Watershed 4" GWC bike ride in August 2014

Bike the Watershed 4 The Gallinas Watershed Council held our fourth annual bike ride through the watershed on August 16, 2014. Our 4th Annual GWC “BIKE THE WATERSHED” Bicycle Tour took place in North San Rafael near McInnis Park. We had several stops along the way including at the SMART train tracks and the wetlands […]

Graywater Solutions lecture at SVNA Neighborhood Connections Sept 24Monday, August 18th, 2014

Laundry Graywater

Don’t let drought wilt your garden!  Find out how to use laundry graywater to keep it green, at the next Neighborhood Connections talk. Date and Time: Wed., Sept. 24, 2014 5:30 PM Location: Chalet Basque Restaurant North San Pedro, Santa Venetia Brian Murphy of The Urban Farmer Store in Mill Valley will present the Graywater […]

RIP California Clapper Rail. Welcome California Ridgway’s Rail!Monday, August 11th, 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 […]

Watershed Music CD Available NOW!Friday, July 4th, 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 […]

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