Santa Margarita Island and Gallinas Creek
SALT MARSH HARVEST MOUSE
STOP ||DRAGON|| YOUR FEET
Kayaking under Highway 101
LEARNING ABOUT WATERSHEDS
MOUTH OF GALLINAS CREEK
FLOATING ISLAND CONSTRUCTION AND LAUNCH
CHINA CAMP STATE PARK
Two kayaks Mt Tam
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.
Gallinas Watershed Council (GWC) has now planted and launched two new floating islands in the watery “arm” around the Children’s Island at the Civic Center Lagoon. One is similar to our previous islands, made of recycled PET bottles and marine-grade foam and planted...read more
In October 2019 GWC volunteers together with our indigenous partners at the annual Bioneers Conference launched a 100% biological (no plastic or foam) Bio-Raft, currently tied near the Civic Center Lagoon dock. This new floating island biofilter was constructed of...read more
A few weeks ago, the latest Civic Center Watershed Restoration floating island biofilter was built and launched in the Marin Civic Center Lagoon. This is the latest floating island biofilters that the Gallinas Watershed Council has launched at the Civic Center. The...read more
Bike the Watershed 9 is CANCELLED! MCBC and GWC invite you to our ninth annual bike ride & picnic! On August 17, 2019 from 10 AM to 2 PM come ride you bike with us! Start at the Marin Civic Center and enjoy a scenic bike ride through the Gallinas Watershed in...read more
GWC's Alex Kahl and Mike McCrea launched on Feb. 28 from Buck's Launching with students from Marin Academy High School (San Rafael) to learn about the NERR, Sea Level Rise, and pick up trash that got washed down in recent heavy storms. They had to postpone by one day...read more
Local volunteers keep Gallinas Creek clean. Ever been out on a King Tide Creek Cleanup? The best cleanup times are during King Tides. These highest tides of the year are almost 7 feet! Sound like fun? Anyone with a kayak or canoe can help clean up Gallinas...read more
Happy 2019! The next GWC Board Meeting is on the 2nd Wednesday of the month on January 9, 2019. Meetings are held 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....read more
Winter is here in Gallinas Valley! We hope everyone in Santa Venetia and Terra Linda is well prepared for winter storms, rain, flooding and mudslides. We also wish everyone a Happy New Year! P.S. Our King Tide Cleanups are coming in January 2019.read more
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.
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
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.