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    Connect the people who live and work in Las Gallinas Valley with their creek and watershed. Advance local conservation action. Promote watershed restoration, protection and education. Please support us! Become a member of GWC.

    Who We Are

    Gallinas Watershed Council (GWC) is a group of concerned citizens who live and work in Las Gallinas Valley, North San Rafael, Marin County. From the headwaters in the hills of Terra Linda to the wetlands of Santa Venetia, we are committed to using the WATERSHED APPROACH to protect and manage our environment. We are a 501c(3) Nonprofit  fiscally sponsored by MarinLink.

    Learn what you can do and about watershed events.  

    For more information please download the GWC PDF Brochure and the GWC Watershed Issues Map.  

GWC Watershed Model displayed at SVNA Labor Day PicnicMonday, August 18th, 2014

Watershed Model

The GWC booth was a popular stop for young and old at the annual SVNA Labor Day Picnic in Santa Venetia. Our watershed model demonstration attracted many youngsters from the neighborhood and our volunteers signed up new supporters. We all enjoyed the live music by the band Moonlight Rodeo which features Kurt Huget and friends. […]

Bike the Watershed 4: 4th Annual GWC Bicycle TourMonday, August 18th, 2014

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 […]

GWC Watershed Demo at Marin County FairThursday, July 3rd, 2014

Local politicians Al Boro (former Mayor of San Rafael) and Damon Connolly (new Marin County Supervisor) learn about watersheds from GWC volunteer Judy Schriebman

Kids young and old learned from our 3D Watershed Model Gallinas Watershed Council thanks all our County Fair volunteers! We demonstrated our WATERSHED MODEL at the Gardens Tent in the Marin County Fair on July 2. 2014. Kids 12 and under were FREE at the Marin County Fair on July 2, 2014. Thus our visitors […]

“Reflections on Water” Photo Exhibit at Aroma CafeMonday, April 14th, 2014

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REFLECTIONS ON WATER from May 5 – July 4, 2014 Please join us for a Spring reception at the Aroma Cafe in San Rafael to view our latest installation of the Reflections on Water exhibit.  Reception coincides with San Rafael’s 2nd Fridays Art Walk on the evening of May 9th, 2014. The exhibit runs May […]

GWC Wins Award: 2014 Ted Wellman Water AwardMonday, March 24th, 2014

Marin Conservation League

The Gallinas Watershed Council was the recipient of the Marin Conservation League’s 2014 Ted Wellman Water Award. This was given to GWC at the MCL Annual Dinner on April 11, 2014. The MCL Dinner was quite the event – attended by a veritable “who’s who” in the Marin environmental community, plus many local & regional […]

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