WCO Summer Newsletter

Friends,We hope you enjoy our Summer Newsletter! We promise the pages are filled with interesting stories and pictures of our recent work to keep your water clean and build community in the process.  WCO’s Summer Newsletter 

WCO 1st Quarter Newsletter

Friends,We hope you enjoy our 1st Quarter Newsletter! We promise the pages are filled with interesting stories and pictures of our recent work to keep your water clean and build community in the process.  WCO’s 1st Quarter Newsletter 

KSMU Story on Watershed Natives Program

Watershed Committee is proud to partner with Hillcrest High School and the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds on the Watershed Natives program. Another excellent article about the success and impact of the program! SPS students get their hands dirty while learning about the environment

SPS Article on Watershed Natives Program

Watershed Committee is proud to partner with Hillcrest on the Watershed Natives program. The article below is a testament to the success of the program!  HHS Environmental Science pathways students grow experience, expertise in Watershed Natives program: the innovative partnership with the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks builds capacity, connections at plant science and conservation. …

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CFO Collective Impact Grant

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks granted $180,000 to eight collaborative projects in Springfield and Greene County through the Collective Impact Grant Program. The projects will address “Red Flags” identified in the 2021 Community Focus Report by leveraging the perennial “Blue Flag” of collaboration. Watershed Committee of the Ozarks: $21,060 for the Watershed Natives program in …

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March Monthly Meeting

Join us Friday, March  at 7:30 a.m. (Virtual Only) for an hour of networking for clean water at our virtual Monthly Meeting.Presentation: Some Insights on Forest Restoration Methods, David Wise, Watershed Restoration Manager, Stroud Water Research CenterWe will also hear an update from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81139179915 Meeting ID: …

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February Monthly Meeting

Join us Friday, February 4 at 7:30 a.m. (Virtual Only) for an hour of networking for clean water at our virtual Monthly Meeting. Hope Dodd is presenting “A look at Heartland Inventory’s work inside of the National Parks Service.” She is the Aquatics Program Leader with Heartland Inventory and Monitoring Network for the National Parks …

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January Monthly Meeting

Join us Friday, Janaury 7, 2022 at 7:30 a.m. for an hour of networking for clean water at our virtual Monthly Meeting. Presentation: “Paddling with a Purpose: Eco Tourism as Water Quality Outreach”, Todd Wilkinson, Project Manager, James River Basin Partnership    Missouri Department of Conservation Update: Kara Tvedt We encourage you to join the meeting by …

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WCO Awarded MO DNR 319 Grant

We are proud to announce Watershed Committee has received a $400,000 grant for restoration and improvements to the Little Sac River. The funding is provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act.The project will focus on reducing bacteria in the Upper Little Sac River basin while also helping …

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