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Our Mission

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.

Monthly Meetings

GWC usually holds monthly meetings on the First Wednesday of the month (except for holidays) at 7 pm at the Northgate Mall Community room in Terra Linda. Directions

Learn what you can do and about watershed events.  

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

Watershed Music CD AvailableTuesday, January 20th, 2015

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: […]

GWC Brochure and MapSunday, January 18th, 2015

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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  

1st Gallinas Creek King Tide Tour 1/20/15Friday, January 16th, 2015

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 […]

2014 Holiday PartyThursday, December 4th, 2014

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 […]

Teachers and Students: Learn with a 3D Watershed ModelTuesday, December 2nd, 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. […]

GWC Wins Award: 2014 Ted Wellman Water AwardMonday, November 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 […]

What to Green Using Graywater – SVNA Neighborhood Connections lectureThursday, September 25th, 2014

Laundry Graywater

About 10 Santa Venetia neighbors met at Le Chalet Basque Wed., Sept. 24, to learn how to stay green with graywater. Organized by neighbors Kathleen Nemetz, Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, and Realtor® Yvonne Young, the meeting was the second Neighborhood Connections meeting to be co-sponsored with the Santa Venetia Neighborhood Association.   Many of the 10 […]

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