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What is a WATERSHED APPROACH and how can we implement it locally?

Gallinas Watershed Council  watershed map

The GWC was founded to support a WATERSHED APPROACH in Las Gallinas Valley in North San Rafael. A watershed approach means we need to address ALL watershed issues as if they are linked together. Flood control is only one of these issues. A watershed approach addresses not just the flood zone homes included in FZ […]

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Russ Greenfield new advisory board member for FLOOD CONTROL ZONE #7

Russ Greenfield founder of Gallinas Watershed Council

Russ Greenfield is a founding board member and former president of the Gallinas Watershed Council (GWC). He was asked by outgoing Supervisor Susan Adams to serve as an advisory board member for FLOOD CONTROL ZONE #7 (FZ #7). Russ will replace Tim Ribble who is leaving the neighborhood. Russ helped found the GWC to support […]

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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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Watershed Music CD Available

Watershed CD

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

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GWC Brochure and Map

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Would you like to learn more about GWC and the Las Gallinas watershed? Would you like to see a Watershed map that shows many of our major concerns? Please download our Gallinas Watershed Brochure.   You can also download the GWC Watershed Issues Map  

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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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