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Santa Margarita Island and Gallinas Creek

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LEARNING ABOUT WATERSHEDS

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Gallinas Watershed Council (GWC) in North San Rafael, Marin County is committed to the WATERSHED APPROACH to protect and manage our environment from the headwaters in the hills of Terra Linda to the wetlands of Santa Venetia.

August 2 GWC Board Meeting

Please join us at the next monthly GWC board meeting on Wednesday August 2, 2017 at Northgate Mall in the Community Room above the Food Court. Public portion of our meetings begins at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend our meetings. Location: Northgate Mall Community Room 7000 Northgate... read more

July 12 GWC Board Meeting

GWC normally meets on the first Wednesday of the month. The July meeting is NOT on JULY 5 because it falls right after the July 4th holiday. Our July meeting is on Wednesday July 12, as usual at Northgate Mall in the Community Room above the Food Court. Public... read more

Santa Venetia Flood Control Zone 7

Town Hall Meeting The Flood Control Zone 7 Advisory Board is considering placing a parcel tax on the ballot in November 2017. Join us to learn more about Zone 7’s funding issues and opportunities. Please bring your questions and concerns. Date: Monday, June 5, 2017 Time: 6:30 – 8:30... read more

Ecosystem Services! June 7 GWC Board Meeting

Ecosystem Services with Dr. Michael Vasey Dr. Michael Vasey, Director of the SF Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (SF Bay NERR) and Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, will give a presentation on Ecosystem Services; what they are and how they relate to tidal wetland projects in the SF... read more

American Wetlands Month

MAY IS AMERICAN WETLANDS MONTH. The EPA and partners in federal, state, tribal, local, non-profit, and private sector organizations celebrate the vital importance of wetlands to the Nation’s ecological, economic, and social health. Wetlands are areas where water covers soil all or part of the time. Wetlands are important... read more

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.

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

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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.