Entries by Kelly G

Give Ozarks Day May 9, 2017

Business is booming! We are on pace for another record-setting year for student visits to the Watershed Center. The number of classes visiting Valley Water Mill Park has more than doubled that of last year’s count for the first part of the year. Numerous groups from kindergarteners to college classes have participated in educational field […]

Watershed Night at the Park

Watershed Night at the Ballpark is a charity event for the Watershed Committee in which $3 of every $11 ticket sold (out of 200) will be donated to the WCO. One perk of buying a ticket for Friday, April 14’s game is a free Springfield Cardinals baseball cap and other give-a-ways! You will be able […]

Special April Monthly Meeting Presenter

Join us Friday, April 7, 7:30 am at the Midtown Carnegie Library for a special presentation. Agenda: Roll Call Review of Minutes Watershed Committee Update “Restoring the Green Water Cycle on Western Working Lands,” Mollie Walton, Land and Water Program Director, The Quivira Coaltion” Natural Resources Conservation Service Update Regional Issues Other Business The Watershed […]

‘Painting a Cleaner Future’ event with RSVPaint

The Watershed Committee of the Ozarks is partnering with RSVPaint and hosting multiple fundraising events March 25 and 26 to raise money for our mission to improve water resources in Springfield and Greene County. Join us for a fun evening of painting and some drinks in support of the Watershed! Cost is $12 for kids […]

WCO Partnering with Drury University Communication Class

March 2, 2017 Written by: Megan Ouhl, Drury University Student Drury University was founded in 1873 as a private liberal arts college. Today, the university has a little over 1300 traditional undergraduate students and over 200 graduate students. Drury is committed to guiding their students to become servant leaders in their communities. The Watershed Committee […]

News-Leader coverage of Greener Green Spaces at Watershed Center

The Watershed Committee of the Ozarks is excited to once again partner with Springfield Public Schools to offer an innovative project based learning experience. Seventh grade students from Carver, Pleasant View, and Reed Middle Schools are participating in the pilot project. Teams of students are being challenged to develop plans to improve the greenspace around […]