Monthly Meetings

The Watershed Committee holds its public meetings on the first Friday of every month at 7:30 a.m. at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library. At these meetings watershed issues and concerns are discussed by a wide variety of stakeholders.

Below are links to the monthly meetings with the option to download the minutes in a PDF format.  If you don’t have Adobe Reader installed on your computer, you can do so by clicking here.

2016
  • January 1, 2016
    CANCELLED
  • February 5, 2016
    Sustainability at Missouri State University, Jordan Schanda, Sustainability Coordinator
  • March 4, 2016
    United States Geological Survey: Missouri Water Quality Update, John Schumacher, United States Geological Survey
  • April 1, 2016
    Big News from Ozarks Water Watch, David Casaletto, Director, Ozarks Water Watch
  • May 6, 2016
    A Long-term view of Watershed Health and Threats, Joe Koloski, District Ranger, Mark Twain National Forest
  • June 3, 2016
    2016-The Year of the Trail, Terry Whaley, Director, Ozark Greenways
  • July 1, 2016
    Overflow Control Plan, Errin Kemper, Assistant Director, Dept. of Environmental Services, City of Springfield
  • August 5, 2016
    Guiding Principles of Sustainability of NPS, Ted Hillmer, Superintendent, Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield
  • September 2, 2016
    Protect, preserve, and provide: how youth education and the Parks, Soils, and Water Sales Tax Support Missouri,  Rob Hunt, Education Coordinator with MDNR, and Holly Neill with the Nature Conservancy
  • October 7, 2016
  • November 4, 2016
  • December 2, 2016
2015
  • January 2, 2015
    CANCELLED
  • February 6, 2015
    Stream Team Watershed Coalition Update, Holly Neill, Director (Download Minutes)
  • March 6, 2015
    Springfield Urban Watershed Stewardship Project, ‘Big Urbie’, Wrap Up, Stacey Armstrong, Projects Manager, Watershed Committee of the Ozarks (Download Minutes)
  • April 3, 2015
    Water Protection and Ash Storage Solution, Roddy Rogers, Manager Water Resources Projects, City Utilities of Springfield (Download Minutes)
  • May 1, 2015
    Performance Based Water Conservation with WERS, Mike Collignon, Green Builder Coalition (Download Minutes)
  • June 5, 2015
    Sacrificial clams: native mussels and water quality, Dr. Barnhart, Missouri State University (Download Minutes)
  • July 3, 2015
    CANCELLED, IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY
  • August 7, 2015
    Roadtrip with a Raindrop, Author Gayle Harper (Download Minutes)
  • September 4, 2015
    Trees are the Answer, Casey Jo Kellner, Urban Forester, City of Springfield (Download Minutes)
  • October 2, 2015
    Watershed Committee Staff Update (Download Minutes)
  • November 6, 2015
    Ryan Mueller, Executive Director of the Interstate Council on Water Policy (Download Minutes)
  • December 4, 2015
    Recent Flood Trends in the Ozarks, Bob Pavlowsky, Director, Ozarks Environmental and Water Resources Institute (Download Minutes)
2014
  • 2014 January
    Asher Creek and Conservation Innovation Grant Project Reviews–Will Rhodes, Greene County Soil and Water District, Adam Millsap, Urban Roots Farm, and Curtis Millsap, Millsap Farm (Download Minutes)
  • 2014 February
    Asher Creek and Conservation Innovation Grant Project Reviews–Will Rhodes, Greene County Soil and Water District, Adam Millsap, Urban Roots Farm, and Curtis Millsap, Millsap Farm (Download Minutes)
  • 2014 March
    The Big Urbie (Springfield-Greene County Urban Watershed Stewardship Project) Grant Update, Stacey Armstrong, Projects Manager, Watershed Committee of the Ozarks (Download Minutes)
  • 2014 April
    Riparian Restoration and Protection: 4 Years of Implementation-Joe Pitts, Director, James River Basin Partnership and Terry Whaley, Director, Ozark Greenways (Download Minutes)
  • 2014 May
    The Integrated Plan-Erin Kemper, PE, D.WRE, Assistant Director, Department of Environmental Services, City of Springfield (Download Minutes)
  • 2014 June
    Freshwater Conservation in Missouri: The Nature Conservancy’s Perspective-Todd Sampsell, Missouri State Director, The Nature Conservancy (Download Minutes)
  • 2014 July Meeting
    Cancelled
  • 2014 August
    Local Food and Water, Angela Jenkins, Registered Dietician at Cox Health (Download Minutes)
  • 2014 September
    Ozarks Water Watch Update, David Casaletto, Director, Ozarks Water Watch (Download Minutes)
  • 2014 October at Watershed Center
    Watershed Center Education, Outreach & Partnerships, Rob Hunt, Watershed Center Coordinator, Watershed Committee of the Ozarks (Download Minutes)
  • 2014 November
    City Update on Overflow Control Plan (Download Minutes)