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James Guldin, Shortleaf Pine Logging and DNR Update

March Monthly Meeting Our March Meeting will take place on Friday March 1st! Join us at 7:30 a.m. at the Watershed Center to learn about the historic Gasconade Mills.  James M. Guldin, Ph.D., will present on the Gasconade Mills: A Historical Retrospective on the first commercial harvests of shortleaf pine in Missouri. Mr. Guldin is a …

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Megan Chester Joins Watershed Board

Watershed’s New Board Member: Megan Chester Megan Chester began her first term as a Watershed Board Member in January of 2024. Introducing our new Board Member, Megan Chester! She is a Director at FORVIS, one of the top 10 public accounting firms in the US. Megan is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, …

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Frank Nelson, Wetland Conservation and NWS Update

February Meeting on World Wetlands Day Our next Meeting will take place on Friday Feb. 2nd! Join us at 7:30 a.m. at the Watershed Center to learn about Wetland Conservation with MDC’s Frank Nelson  On World Wetlands Day, Frank Nelson will present “Celebrating Wetlands in Missouri and Around the World,” a perspective on Missouri’s wonderous …

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Jason Hainline Fulfills time as Watershed Board Member

Hainline Served Eight Years on Watershed’s Board Jason Hainline has fulfilled his time as a Watershed Board Member after eight remarkable years serving with us. When asked about his time as a Watershed Board Member, Jason said, “If I could extend my time on the board indefinitely, I wouldn’t have to give it a second …

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Watershed Natives 2023 Partner’s Day

Watershed Natives Partner’s Day 2023 Involving Our Partners We held our fourth annual Watershed Natives Partner’s Day on December 5th, 2023. This tradition allows us to show our partners how they shape student’s learning!    Juniors in the Hillcrest High School Watershed Science class are learning how to grow plants from seed stratification to harvest. Partners got …

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Little Sac 319 Brings MRWA Rainfall Simulator to Hillcrest High School

Little Sac 319 Outreach Healthy Soils and Waters As part of our Upper Little Sac 319 Grant, Mr. Klark Bohling with the Missouri Rural Water Association (MRWA) brought a rainfall simulator to Hillcrest High School science classes on Nov. 29th, 2023.  Rainfall simulators demonstrate the importance of healthy soil for our water resources. It compares runoff and erosion in …

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Makers Mark Volunteer Day at Valley Water Mill Park

Distillery Diplomats from Makers Mark Volunteer at Valley Water Mill Park Makers Mark Diplomats spent a day volunteering with the Watershed on Tuesday, September 26th, 2023. These Distillery Diplomats came to the Ozarks from all over the globe, with a common focus on making their brand more sustainably oriented. Making a Mark on the Park …

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AWWA Spotlights Watershed’s Source Water Protection Plan

The American Water Works Association Spotlights Watershed’s Source Water Protection Plan The American Water Works Association called the plan a “Collaborative Success Story” in their recent article. They explain the partnership of Watershed and City Utilities, saying, “It provides maximum return on each stakeholder’s dollar and mutual community benefit for over 40 years.” Since its …

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Fellows Lake Hosts Empower Abilities Day at the Lake

Day at the Lake was held on Sept. 16th, 2023 at Fellows Lake For the second year, Empower: Abilities hosted a day of free fun on the water for people with disabilities. Over 200 people registered for this great day of floating, fishing, and more!  The Day at the Lake was full of smiles! A mix …

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Phil Graves: Harmonizing Business, Nature, and Community and MDC Update

September Monthly Meeting Recap: Our 2023 September Monthly Meeting was held on September 1st at the Watershed Center. Phill Graves, CEO of Wild Idea Buffalo, a regenerative meat and leather company, presented on “Harmonizing Business, Nature, and Community.” Mr. Graves began by thanking Watershed and their work to protect one of our most precious resources. …

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