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- Water Wednesday ‘A good time to be had by all’ May 27, 2015 0 comments
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The Watershed Committee of the Ozarks awarded accomplishments which assist in the Watershed Committee’s mission to protect the area’s water resources. Mike Kromrey, Executive Director, presented the award to Fred Palmerton for his lifetime service of involvement with major projects and decisions related to Springfield, Missouri’s water resources.
This Throw Back Thursday we wanted to share pictures from the ground breaking to the ribbon cutting of the C.W. Titus Education Facility. Thank you again to all who contributed to make this a reality!
National Geographic Society Freshwater Fellow speaks at Missouri State Public Affairs Conference Dr. Sandra Postel, Director of the independent Global Water Policy Project and Freshwater Fellow of the National Geographic Society, presented today at the Missouri State Public Affairs Conference on the global freshwater challenge. Dr. Postel spoke about the importance of revaluing water in […]
Attention Dear Reader: It is 80 degrees and sunny outside. Please step away from the computer and go outdoors or at least open a window. Drink plenty of our wonderful local tap water and explore your own watershed by foot, canoe, bicycle, hands and knees, or however you can get around it. Splash in a […]
Field Trips at the Watershed Center are no new game to us. Mike started leading them when he was a bright-faced young man and I continue the project today with interns and volunteers that cover the age spectrum. The point is that these field trips, while they are our bread-and-butter here at theWatershed Center, never […]
On a lunch time run today, I got to listen to the call of the american toad as the rain began to fall softly on the wetlands at the Watershed Center. Simply put, I was entranced and spent a while sitting on the boardwalk and just listening. It is really amazing to see the world […]
This month so far we have had volunteers building trails, pruning bushes, working at engineer fairs, attending meetings, taking photos, editing video, cleaning bathrooms, sweeping floors, and answering visitor questions. If you haven’t noticed, there are tons of volunteer opportunities at the Watershed Center. Please get in touch with us and see how you can […]
April 3, 2015 7:30am-8:30am Monthly Meeting Agenda Meeting location: Midtown Carnegie Library 1. Roll Call 2. Review of Minutes 3. Watershed Committee Update 4. “Water Protection and Ash Storage Solution” presented by Roddy Rogers, Manager Water Resources Projects, City Utilities of Springfield 5. Natural Resources Conservation Service Update–Michael Squires, Area Conservationist 6. Regional Issues 7. […]
We call it the “Hillbilly Salmon Run.” As days lengthen and water warms, many fish migrate out of the reservoirs and into the streams. First come the walleye, then the white bass, crappie, bluegill and more—most species traveling upstream to spawn. At times, the biomass can be stunning, with fish causing an audible ruckus amidst […]
Tomorrow is a COMPLETELY FULL Stream Team Introduction Workshop (Read: do not try to walk in and take the class). We are so happy that we get to work with Stream Team and the Missouri Stream Team and Watershed Coalition on workshops like this! It is just about the best way our site can be […]