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This Throw Back Thursday we are remembering a very important event at the Watershed Center in the fall of 2008. In October 2008, Richard Louve, famous author of “Last Child in the Woods’, visited the Watershed Center. He was impressed with Watershed Committee’s education programs and outdoor learning classrooms. The Watershed Center is a model […]
Hydrilla, an invasive monster of a plant (see above photo) has been found in the Little Sac, James, and Pomme de Terre watersheds. This article explains yet another reason that MDC, CU, WCO and partners are working so hard to eradicate it. It harbors a neurotoxic cyanobacteria that can kill waterfowl directly, and indirectly, eagles. […]
It’s that time again! Time for Spring Field Trips at the Watershed Center! If you want to visit us on a field trip day and see how we work, please come on out! It takes a lot of people to make the Watershed center what it is, and many of you don’t even get to […]
I worked with a group from Marshfield yesterday who came down for a Jordan Creek tour. While it was too rainy to risk a trip through the culvert, we walked along the surface and visited several projects completed through the Big Urbie grant over the past couple of years. As I explained the ideas behind […]
#TBT (Throw Back Thursday) Valley Water Mill Lake This is an aerial photo of what Valley Water Mill Lake looked like before the Watershed Committee started the Watershed Center project with a major grant in 2001.
On Thursday April 2nd at the Watershed Center C.W. Titus Educational Facility at noon Stacey will give a presentation about her Group Study Exchange experience and what she learned about water resources in Maharashtra, India, and Indian culture. This will be a brown bag lunch so please bring your lunch with you. We will also […]
Join us Friday, March 6th at the Midtown Carnegie Library for our Monthly Meeting 7:30am-8:30am. WCO Projects Manager, Stacey Armstrong is presenting “The Big Urbie Stormwater Grant: Final Year Updates. As always, coffee and pastries from Big Momma’s Coffee and Espresso Bar
What a year! On behalf of the board and staff, thank you for helping us make 2014 a resounding success. We completed many remarkable projects, expanded our education and outreach efforts, and celebrated our 30th anniversary in style! Our 30th Anniversary was a great occasion to reflect on our history—it also served as a reminder […]
We are still a little snowed-in out here, but field trips are right around the corner with our first group coming out in just two weeks! Yesterday, you got to see the wetland boardwalks in progress, so today I wanted to show them to you in use! We are excited for sunny days, warm weather, […]
#TBT (Throw Back Thursday) Back in 2007, Mike Kromrey helped auger holes for the Wetland Learning Station. This learning station is a vital educational component for teaching about wetlands and also helped complete the trail around the Watershed Center site.