Entries by Stacey A

New Educational Fact Sheets Available

New Educational Fact Sheets Available! Watershed Committee of the Ozarks has three updated educational fact sheets available! Through the Sac River Our Missouri Waters effort, we were able to update three educational fact sheets including Springs and Groundwater, Sinkholes and Karst, and Farms and Streams.  These fact sheets are a great source of information for […]

Water Wednesday ‘Thankful for Watershed Landowners and Friends’

Water Wednesday ‘Thankful for Watershed Landowners and Friends’ As we draw closer to Thanksgiving Day it is a good time to express gratitude. Our mission is to sustain and improve our drinking water resources. About 97 percent of our drinking watershed is privately owned. To effectively accomplish our mission everyone that lives, works and plays […]

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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 for local streams to provide information to the community.  Stay tuned for more information soon! http://www.ky3.com/content/news/Heavy-Rains-impact-local-waterways-379920411.html Stacey Armstrong Smith Projects Manager

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 comes to a close there are still many community events to take part in. Friday is the Choose Environmental Excellence Awards Luncheon which celebrates […]

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 part of that celebration the National Park Service invites people to’ […]

Water Wednesday ‘Our Missouri Waters Update’

On May 1st, 2015 the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks was awarded the Our Missouri Waters Collaborative effort for the Sac River Watershed through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The goal of this project is to gather local input and identify water resource priorities through community meetings. The Sac River Watershed encompasses portions of […]