May Monthly Meeting Agenda

Join us this Friday for our May Monthly Meeting! May Agenda 1. Roll Call 2. Review of Minutes 3. Watershed Committee Update 4. "A Long-term view of Watershed Health & Threats", Joe Koloski, District Ranger, Mark Twain National…

Water Wednesday 'Awards, Trees & Medicine Take Back'

Awards, Trees, and Medicine Take Back! April is a busy time due to all the environmental community activities, so much so, we now call April ‘Earth Month’, https://www.springfieldmo.gov/2746/Earth-Month-2016-Activities.  As Earth Month…

Water Wednesday 'Hyphae'

Like all fungi, the delicious morels popping up this time of year are the fruit sprouting from the hidden hyphae in the soil. To use tree roots as an analogue for the hyphae would be an inappropriate comparison. Instead, you can imagine…

Water Wednesday 'Give Ozarks Day'

This Water Wednesday we remind you of Give Ozarks Day on May 3rd. It is a day of online giving to support local non-profit organizations. Last year 60% of the people who gave to WCO were new donors! Every dollar counts and it is a fun way to…

Rob's Work Day Party

You're Invited-Friday, April 15th Please join us for Rob's going away party! At his request, we will use the get together to work together. We can wax sentimental, and we can whack some invasive plants. We can build relationships and we can…

Water Wednesday 'Topsy Turvy'

This week, we have flipped the script on our traditional field trips. Typically, we would be seeing fifth graders on field trips, looking at bugs, walking the trail and learning. We also would see some college students out here building trails…

April Monthly Meeting Agenda

April 1, 2016  – 7:30 A.M. Midtown Carnegie Library 397 E Central St. Springfield, MO 65802 AGENDA Roll Call 2. Review of Minutes 3.  WCO Update 4.  “Big news from Ozarks Water Watch” David Casaletto, Director, Ozarks…

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…

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…

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…