Day of Caring at the Watershed Center

United Way of the Ozarks, Day of Caring was today, August 18, 2016. We had volunteers from Bass Pro Shops cleaning up the lake, Greene County folks were clearing the savanna, Springfield Master Naturalists were building chimney swift towers…

Water Wednesday 'Scouts Clean-up Little Sac River'

Scouts Clean-up Little Sac River Led by Cody Oursbourn, Scout Troop Springfield 409 spent a Saturday in July removing a large amount of trash from the upper Little Sac River. Cody, a life scout, elected to coordinate and lead the river clean-up…
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June 3rd Monthly Meeting

AGENDA   Roll Call   Review of Minutes   WCO Update   “2016 Year of the Trail” -- Terry Whaley, Director, Ozark Greenways   National Weather Service Update -- Megan Terry   Regional…

Water Wednesday ‘Starting Summer Off with a Splash!’

Visitors to Valley Water Mill Park are hearing squeals of delight and exclamations of wonder as hundreds of third grade students explore the Watershed Center. The students are enrolled in Splash! as part of the Springfield Public Schools’…

Water Wednesday 'Valley Water Mill Wetland'

Water Wednesday ‘Valley Water Mill Wetland’ As we near the close of the month of May and month of Wetlands, as the rain falls and fills the rain gardens and wetlands at the Watershed Center, it is a prime opportunity to talk about the…

Water Wednsday 'KY3 Interview'

Rainy weather raises stream levels and awareness of local water quality. Starting next week the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks will partner with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department to collect voluntary weekly bacteria samples…

WCO Seeking P/T Habitat Improvement Specialist

Watershed Center Habitat Improvement Specialist Description: The Watershed Committee of the Ozarks (WCO) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to sustain and improve water resources for Springfield and Greene County through…

Free Money for Water Wednesday

Free Money for Water Wednesday! The fine print: we are aware of some grant money available to "plug" or decommission an abandoned well in the Little Sac Watershed. Contact us if you know of one. The money is provided by a Source Water Protection…