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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 Brochure and MapMonday, March 17th, 2014

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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  

April 19, 2014 Walk the Watershed: Gallinas Watershed HeadlandsSaturday, March 15th, 2014

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 [...]

March 15, 2014 Watershed Hike: The South Fork and the RailroadThursday, March 13th, 2014

South Fork Gallinas Creek at Highway 101

Join the Gallinas Watershed Council for a Watershed Hike! Date: Saturday March 15, 2014 Time: 3-5 PM Purpose:     To gather and have fun!     To learn about the South Fork of Las Gallinas Creek, and the role of headwaters in watershed health. ( there will NOT be a test, points given for interesting questions) [...]

King Tide Hikes 2014Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

King Tide, Mouth of Gallinas Creek, Santa Venetia

Join the Gallinas Watershed Council for KING TIDE HIKES! Schedule King Tide Hike Friday Jan 31, 2014 11:15 AM – 1 PM Hike leader: Rachel Kamman Location: Please meet at 11:15 at the Bank of America parking lot off of Smith Ranch Road in Terra Linda. Note change in time/place Hike details: Walk along Gallinas [...]

Teachers and Students: Learn with a 3D Watershed ModelMonday, January 6th, 2014

Watershed Model

Attention Teachers and Educators! Help students learn about watersheds using our 3D Watershed Model. Fun and interactive Can be used in a classroom or outdoors Demonstrate common sources of pollution Learn how to reduce human impacts The Gallinas Watershed Council is offering the use of our 3D Watershed Model to Marin County teachers and educators. [...]

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