Intentional Partnership

On a quarterly basis the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks and James River Basin Partnership (JRBP) convene to discuss the same topic: Partnership. Our missions and geographies are similar, and even overlap. We have found that through open dialogue, planning and focused intention we can help each other more effectively protect the waters we love, …

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WCO is Hiring a Watershed Natives Nursery Manager

The Watershed Committee is hiring a Watershed Natives Nursery Manager. This is a part-time, term position. The Watershed Natives program was established to meet the growing demand for native plants in bothrestoration efforts and the retail market. The initial grant funding will provide for the installation of a hoophouse and other infrastructure on the Ozark Empire …

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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. You might even see your name in this issue…Mike

Fall Native Plant Sale

Our Native Plant Store is open for the fall plant sale!You can schedule a time to pick up when you order or pick up at the Watershed Center 11 am-1:30 pm on Saturday, September 26.https://watershedcommittee.org/store/

Watershed Conservation Corps Completes 3 Month Project

Watershed Conservation Corps completes three month project at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield to restore and protect the park’s natural and cultural resources. The glade restoration project at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield this summer has been, hands down, the most difficult work we have ever done. Despite this, our Watershed Conservation Corps (WCC) crew (Hannah Stinnett, …

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Celebration of Collaboration

Yesterday WCO participated in a hydrilla inspection and an afternoon of touring project sites. It was a pleasure to have Sara Parker Pauley, Director of the Missouri Department of Conservation as the lunch speaker. The theme of the day was collaboration. Collaborative efforts of community partners in Southwest Missouri have led to many successful outcomes …

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Volunteer-palooza

August is National Water Quality Month, and in celebration Watershed Committee of the Ozarks is hosting the first annual Volunteer-palooza!Watershed Committee of the Ozarks is fortunate to work on projects that continue to benefit our community long into the future, and this August, you’re invited to be a part of the ripple. This month-long volunteering …

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