SEPTEMBER'S
MEETING
will feature a presentation from
Contra Costa County
Floo
d Control
discussing their newest project on
Upper Sand Creek
Contra Costa Times Article

The September meeting will be on
September 5th
7pm to 9pm
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"Creeks Create Community"
Mission
Statement
The Friends of Marsh
Creek Watershed (FOMCW)
is a community
organization whose
mission is to protect,
conserve, and restore
Marsh Creek and its
tributaries, and to inspire
appreciation and
conservation of the Marsh
Creek Watershed.
The Friends of Marsh Creek
Watershed
(FOMCW) work to raise
awareness in the community about
the value of Marsh Creek and its
watershed. The members of
interests and expertise to help
protect, preserve and celebrate the
wonderful natural features of our
community.
FOMCW is active throughout the
community. We have established
native gardens and cleanups. We
participate in and conduct
monitoring programs. We serve on
advisory committees and provide
input to city, county, state and
federal agencies. We support
education in the schools and
provide opportunities for all in the
community to learn more about the
local watershed. We continue to
look for other opportunities to
reach out to the community and
invite YOU to
join us!

FOMCW ACTION PLAN

Funding for this website and many of our
other activities is generously provided by
grants  from the Community Watershed
Stewardship Grant Program of the Contra
Costa Watershed Program, administered by
the Watershed Project, REI, & the Rose
Foundation.

The FOMCW website and the documents
attached are those of FOMCW and not
necessarily those of the grant providers or
their employees. The grant providers make
no warranties, express or implied, and
assumes no liability for the information
contained on this website or the attached
documents.

For More Info Click Here
Contact Us:
925-325-2908
Mailing Address:
2063 Main Street, #311
Oakley, CA 94561

click here to email us

FOMCW is a public charity under 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code
and a tax exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Code.
We are qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts
under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Code
.

Donations can be sent to
2063 Main St., #311, Oakley, CA 9456


BECOME A MEMBER!

Student  $15
Individual $30
Family   $45
Creek Friend $100
Creek Guardian $200

Creek Forever Friend  
(Lifetime Membership)  
$500
Next Meeting:
October 23rd
6:30 to 8:30pm
topic this month:
Last Month's Fish Kill & the
Hydrology of Marsh Creek
For more information about Fish Kills in the past, water
monitoring and FOMCW's response plan please join us
for our meeting Thursday October 23rd from 6:30 to
8:30PM.  We will have Mark Boucher PE, Chief
Hydrologist from Contra Costa County Flood Control and
he will talk about the peak flows and how they can
determine how much water is flowing in Marsh Creek at
anytime.  We will also have Brian Curran, Chairperson of
the Monitoring Committee and  Mary Helen Nicolini one
of our newest volunteers who was onsite during the fish
kill and who happens to be an Aquatic Biologist.

Meetings are held at
Liberty Union High School District Offices
located at
20 Oak Street, Brentwood, Ca
Google Map Link
Salmon in Marsh Creek!
As the Fall weather
approaches so does salmon
spawning season.  Please keep
your eyes out and if you see
salmon capture a video or
picture whenever possible.  
We also would like to know
WHERE on the creek you
sited the salmon.
Send information to
Monitoring@fomcw.org