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Water Wednesday 'Find Your Parks'

Find Your Parks We are very fortunate to have a variety of National, State and local parks that citizens can access. Many of these parks are free to use or have minimal fees. 2016 is the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. As…
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WCO Hiring Watershed Center Coordinator

Watershed Center Coordinator Job Announcement Watershed Committee of the Ozark's mission is to sustain and improve our water resources through education and effective management of the region's watersheds. The Watershed Committee of the Ozarks…
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Water Wednesday 'Spring Fever'

Fish are biting, toads are singing at a deafening constancy, and the first wildflowers of spring are blooming. These are the signs of spring. Just as constant are the field trips of spring at the Watershed Center. If you have worked with us…
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Nature Conservancy Initiative in Western Ozarks

To kick off The Nature Conservancy’s initiative in the Western Ozarks, they put together this short video--lots of beautiful water shots!
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WCO 2015 Annual Report

Attached you will find our 2015 annual report. We continually work to keep our water resources clean through our projects and education. Along the way, we help our community meet federally mandated water quality requirements, bring in millions…
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Water Wednesday 'Groundwater Connection'

Residents of Springfield who receive water from City Utilities get a blend of mostly surface water sources from surrounding lakes and rivers.  Almost everyone else in southwest Missouri, however, depends on Groundwater. In my years at the…
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Water Wednesday 'Sum of the Parts'

Aristotle is credited with the phrase, “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Today, Mike and I traveled down to Nixa for the James River Basin Partnership Watershed Festival. We were each given a group of fifth graders and…