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MarinSEL students from Terra Linda High School collaborated with GWC in their 2014 LEAD

  MarinSEL (Marin School of Environmental Leadership) students from Terra Linda High School collaborated with GWC in their 2014 LEAD (Leadership and Environmental Action Project) The MarinSEL students held 3 Creek Cleanups and created a proposal and presentation to San Rafael City Council to install permanent trash booms in Gallinas Creek to reduce waste flowing […]

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Hey Kids, Lets Make a Model of a Watershed

  ┬áIt All Runs Downhill – Make a model of a watershed, Nowadays water pollution comes mostly from stormwater. Rain and snow are usually clean when falling from the sky. Once water flows over and through the ground it picks up chemicals, oil, animal wastes, and other contaminants. This changes clean water into polluted runoff, […]

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Gallinas Creek Tour donated to 2015 Blue Jean Ball Auction

Blue Jean Ball 5

Gallinas Watershed Council donated a canoe tour on the Galinas Creek (valued at $200) to the annual Blue Jean Ball fundraiser put on by Integrated Community Services (ICS) at the Jewish Community Center (JCC). The winner of the creek tour at the Blue Jean Ball auction is in for a delightful afternoon on Gallinas Creek! […]

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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 (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 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 the […]

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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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