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Sept. 2 Speaker to talk about Waste Prevention

rethink disposable

On September 2, 2015 we invite you to listen to Guest Speaker Dara Rossoff Powell, a Waste Prevention Program Associate with Clean Water Action’s ReThink Disposable program. Dara will be at our monthly board meeting which takes place in the Northgate Mall Community Room at 7 PM. Directions are here. Learn about the environmental impacts […]

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Civic Center Watershed Restoration (CCWR) Project

Civic Center Lagoon Prject Launch at Bioneers Conference

Civic Center Watershed Restoration (CCWR) is a project to improve the water quality of the Marin Civic Center watershed that was launched during the 2014 Bioneers Conference. The goals of the CCWR project are to: Foster community stewardship of watershed commons around the Marin Civic Center Launch ongoing demonstration project showing innovative watershed restoration Improve […]

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Bike the Watershed 5: 5th Annual GWC Bicycle Tour

BIKE THE WATERSHED 5 bicycle tour 2015

Bike the Watershed 5 The Gallinas Watershed Council fifth annual bike ride through Gallinas Watershed in North San Rafael took placeon August 15, 2015. This easy, fun and educational  all-ages ride featured stops along the way to discuss the watershed and its inhabitants. We started  out at the Marin Civic Center Jury Parking Lot near the […]

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County Fair Watershed Demo July 1 2015

Local politicians Al Boro (former Mayor of San Rafael) and Damon Connolly (new Marin County Supervisor) learn about watersheds from GWC volunteer Judy Schriebman

Kids young and old learn from our  Watershed Model Gallinas Watershed Council will be at the Marin County Fair again! Every year GWC demonstrates our WATERSHED MODEL at the Marin County Fair . Visit our booth at the Gardens Tent on Wednesday July 1. 2015. Kids 12 and under were FREE at the Marin County […]

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1st Gallinas Creek King Tide Tour 1/20/15

Gallinas Creek Tour

Join us Tuesday January 20 for our first Gallinas Creek King Tide Tour!   King Tides in January 2015 are from January 18-21. These are the highest tides of the year – some are almost 7 feet! Date: Tuesday Jan 20, 2015 Time: 11:30 AM – 2 PM 11:30 Meet and check in 11:45 AM […]

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2014 Holiday Party

Gallinas Creek Tour

Our GWC Holiday Party is on Saturday Dec. 13, 2014 GWC will not have a meeting in Dec–we will have a party to celebrate all that has happened this year and all the work everyone has done in support of a restored, healthy Gallinas Creek and community. We were going to do a paddle to […]

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What to Green Using Graywater – SVNA Neighborhood Connections lecture

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 […]

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