October Monthly Meeting

The Watershed Committee October 5th Monthly Meeting will be held at the C.W. Titus Education Facility at Valley Water Mill Park. Immediately following the meeting, WCO Board and Staff will dedicate the Wetland Learning Station in honor of Robin…

Weekly Water Wednesday Post: "GER"

My friend, Paul , stayed with me for a couple of weeks after returning from Mongolia. Paul had been in the Peace Corps and had spent two years living on the Asian steppe. He spoke of cultural customs very strange to us, dances he’d learned,…

Fellows Lake Clean Up

I hope you are all excited about spending a couple of hours strolling the beaches of the beautiful Fellows Lake this Thursday. Here are the final details. 8:30am – 9:00 - Check-in at the Fellows Lake Marina parking lot/boat ramp 9:00…

Memorial Service for Robin Melton

A memorial service was held for Robin Melton on Sunday in the White River Conference Center at Bass Pro.  Robin was a well respected, inspiring woman and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. NEWS-LEADER STORY

Very Nice Article Remembering Robin Melton

Jonathan Shorman with the News-Leader wrote a very nice article reflecting Robin Melton's life.   SPRINGFIELD NEWS-LEADER

Robin Melton Remembered

The Watershed Committee of the Ozarks Board and Staff are shocked and saddened by the news of the plane crash near Willard that took the lives of five people, including Robin Melton.  Robin has served on the WCO board since 2008 and was…

First Weekly "Water Wednesday" Post

Confluence Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to visit the Ted and Pat Jones-Confluence State Park in West Alton, Missouri, just a few muddy miles upstream of The St. Louis Arch. The term “confluence” describes the point at which two…

MDC at Watershed Center for Small Impoundment Management Training

In order to stay up-to-date on current fish management issues, the Missouri Department of Conservation held a Small Impoundment Management Training at the Watershed Center. Touring Fellows, McDaniel, and Valley Water Mill Lake, agency employees…

Pick Up Pet Waste Campaign

The Watershed Committee and Big Urbie partners are working on a postcard for a  “pick up pet waste campaign” and we need a picture!  We are accepting photo submissions for the front of our postcard. Make your dog a star! Since a picture…

Eat for Equity Article

The Springfield News-Leader wrote a great article about Eat for Equity and the fantastic work they are doing in our community, including raising $800 for the Watershed Committee! VIEW ARTICLE HERE -- SPRINGFIELD NEWS-LEADER