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World Water Day

Today, March 22, 2012, is World Water Day. Today is a day to celebrate, appreciate and recognize the world’s waters. Today is a day to remember local watershed groups, City, County, Parks, and City Utilities leaders and all others who cooperatively…
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Another Milestone for Water Education

About 130 people watched as the ribbon was cut last Friday on the new C.W Titus Education Facility. It was truly a milestone--and a long time in the making. Plans for this LEED-Gold, water and energy efficient building were first laid in about…
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It's Really a Circle

On July 22, 10 A.M. we'll cut the ribbon on the new C.W. Titus Education Facility at the Watershed Center (Valley Water Mill Park in north Springfield, Missouri)--a momentous occasion, without doubt, marking the end of a long journey to find…
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Section 319 Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant

The Watershed Committee of the Ozarks has been awarded a Section 319 Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The grant total award will be $1,000,000 applied over four years toward stormwater best…
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Free Homeowner Wastewater Workshop

Wastewater in the Ozarks: FREE Homeowner Workshop on Tuesday, June 14th 5:30pm-7:30pm Location:  Valley Water Mill Park Onsite Wastewater Training Center (4007 N. Farm Road 171 Springfield, MO) See flyer for all the details! Partners:…
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Team Longboat at Adventure Race

Ozark Greenways is celebrating their 20th year of trail building and recently held their 12th Annual Adventure Race around Noel, Missouri. The race is an important fundraiser for Ozark Greenways and a monumental effort in logistics…
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Volunteer Tree Planting

"Acts of creation are ordinarily reserved for gods and poets. To plant a pine, one need only own a shovel."--Aldo Leopold   On Friday, April 29th, a small group of volunteers from MSU, Drury, and the Master naturalists assembled…
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Memorial to Becky Shannon at Springside Learning Station

The Springside Learning Station was dedicated to Becky Shannon. The memorial was built and placed last week with the help of Greene County.  
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Governor Nixon Announces WCO DNR Trails Grant

Governor Jay Nixon announced four Trails Grants for southwest Missouri Thursday, March 24th at the Lakeside Pavilion at Valley Water Mill Park. The Watershed Committee was one of the recipients of the DNR Trails Grant, which will provide…
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National Ground Water Awareness Week

National Ground Water Awareness Week, March 6-11, 2011   It is National Ground Water Awareness Week!  The unique geology of the Ozarks creates highly connected bedrock passages for surface water to interact with groundwater. …