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Next Monthly Meeting November 11 with Guest Speakers

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The monthly GWC board meeting for November 2015 has been postponed until Wednesday November 11 at 7 PM. There will be a discussion about McInnis marsh restoration. Our speakers will be KHE Hydrologist Rachel Kamman and Marin County Parks Planner James Raives. Rachel and James will present conceptual plans for wetland restoration at McInnis Marsh, […]

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Floating Islands Launch at Civic Center Lagoon

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Help the Marin Civic Center Lagoon get two Floating Island biofilters! Civic Center Watershed Restoration (CCWR) is a project to improve the water quality of the Marin Civic Center watershed. Pleae contribute to our fundraiser on Indiegogo! The goals of the CCWR project are to: Foster community stewardship of watershed commons around the Marin Civic […]

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Oct. 7 Greywater Lecture


On October 7, 2015 we welcomed Guest Speaker Jan Gross from Heritage Landscapes in San Anselmo to our monthly board meeting. Jan talked about Greywater applications and led a lively discussion about the various greywater applications. Thanks to Jan and all our visitors! Greywater Topics: laundry to landscape plumbing irrigation systems bioswales for regenerating the water […]

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Watershed Forum Creek Monitoring Workshop

Watershed Forum Creek Monitoring Workshop

Healthy Creeks Workshop Monitoring with Citizen Science Come out and join your watershed community to learn about what local watershed groups are doing in Marin’s creeks using Citizen Science to measure stream health. We will learn the following through a panel discussion plus two HANDS-­-ON demonstrations; Volunteer Monitoring Program Development Successes Lessons Learned Sources of […]

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Sept. 2 Speaker to talk about Waste Prevention

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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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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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San Rafael City and Marin County hiring new Directors!


San Rafael will be hiring a new Director of Public Works and the Marin County Board of Supervisors (BOS) is looking for a new Parks Director. They may hire from within but are looking without as well. These two positions are critically important to have staffed with watershed-wise people in order to implement the changes […]

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