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MSEL Students present Marin’s Floating Islands to Supe’s

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On December 8, 2015 the CCWR volunteer students from the Marin School of Environmental Leadership LEAD program presented “Marin’s Floating Islands” to the Marin County Government at the Board of Supervisors meeting in the Marin County Civic Center. Watch their presentation here: Civic Center Watershed Restoration (CCWR) is a GWC project to improve the water […]

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Voices of the Watershed: Shirley Fischer

Voices of the Watershed: Shirley Fischer

It’s a rare thing for a shopping mall to incorporate a pedestrian and bicycle path around its perimeter. But the Northgate Promenade officially opened in 2010, thanks in large part to the efforts of Shirley Fischer and the North San Rafael Vision Committee. “We wanted a safe place for people to walk and bike,” says […]

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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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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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Watershed Music CD

Watershed CD

ORDER NOW Send $15 check to : MarinLink For Gallinas Watershed Council 5800 Northgate Mall, Suite 250 San Rafael, CA 94903 (includes S/H for USA) Pay by Credit Card or Paypal (includes S/H for USA plus $1 processing fee) RAVE REVIEWS Top 10 Albums of Marin 2014 Press Release Watershed Music CD Marin IJ: CD […]

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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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