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Civic Center Watershed Restoration Project

Civic Center Lagoon Prject Launch at Bioneers Conference

A project to improve the water quality of the Civic Center watershed was launched in October 2014  during the annual Bioneers Conference. Since 1998 the Bioneers Conference has met every October at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Civic Center. The prestigious event brings national attention to the Civic Center area between the South Fork of Gallinas Creek […]

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Bike the Watershed 4: 4th Annual GWC Bicycle Tour

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 […]

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April 19, 2014 Walk the Watershed: Gallinas Watershed Headlands

GWC Earth Day Hike and Cleanup 2013

On April 19, 2013 the Gallinas Watershed Council sponsors a WATERSHED HIKE. This was one of our most popular and educational hikes in 2013 — not to be missed! Purpose: Gather and have fun in our watershed! Tour the Watershed Headlands with Hydrologist Rachel Kamman. Learn about the history of the land, developments that affected […]

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Action Alert! Letters of Support: Restore McInnis Marsh

California Ridgway's Rail, formerly California Clapper Rail

Action Alert Write a Letter of Support to Restore McInnis Marsh! In early June 2013 Elise Holland, Chief of Planning and Resources for Marin County Parks and Open Space, will be requesting grant funding from the State Coastal Conservancy for McInnis Marsh Habitat Restoration Project. This grant would greatly increase the size of the Gallinas […]

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May 11 Watershed Hike: Gallinas Creek Baylands

King Tide at the Santa Venetia Open Space - Levy at the end of Vendola

On Saturday May 11, 2013 from 3-5 PM GWC led another WATERSHED HIKE in the Santa Venetia Open Space. Thank you to all those who attended! Purpose: To gather and have fun! To learn about the Gallinas Headwaters, and the role of headwaters in watershed health. ( there will NOT be a test, points given […]

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