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Oak Creek Watershed Council April Meeting Notice

Sedona AZ – Please join the bimonthly meeting for Oak Creek Watershed Council from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on April 11, 2019. The meeting will be held in the Hummingbird Room at the Red Rock State Park Visitor Center, 4050 Red Rock Loop Road, Sedona, AZ. Let the gatekeeper know you are attending the OCWC meeting to receive free admission into the park. The OCWC April meeting will cover: Upcoming... 

Oak Creek Watershed Council Seeks New Executive Director

Sedona AZ (January 10, 2017) – Looking for a challenging part time position? The Oak Creek Watershed Council Board is seeking a new Executive Director. The Oak Creek Watershed Council Executive Director is responsible for providing long term strategic vision of future goals and objectives, effectively supporting and monitoring program staff in developing partnerships, and enhancing and maintaining... 

Oak Creek Watershed Clean Water Workshop

Sedona AZ (May 16, 2015) – The Oak Creek Watershed Council (OCWC) will host a two day Community Clean Water Workshop at Unity of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive, Sedona, Arizona, on May 22-23, 2015. This free workshop will feature local and regional experts speaking on and demonstrating landscape techniques employed in northern Arizona to harvest rainwater, reduce erosion and reduce pollution often... 

Oak Creek Clean Up Event Needs Volunteers

Sedona AZ (March 31, 2015) – Spring Break in Sedona has been a prelude to the crowds sure to visit Oak Creek this summer. To prepare, the Oak Creek Watershed Council (OCWC) will host a day long Creekside clean up event on Saturday, April 11, 2015. The popularity of Oak Creek as a recreation destination has led to an increasingly problematic litter issue over the past few decades; the trash... 

Oak Creek Watershed Council Awarded Grant

Sedona AZ (October 25, 2014) – The Oak Creek Watershed Council (OCWC) has been awarded a $120,040 grant by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) through its water quality improvement grant program to address and control polluted runoff in the Carroll Canyon drainage. Mitigation will focus on the Settlers Rest neighborhood in West Sedona, located near the top of Carroll Canyon. Carroll... 

Midgley Bridge Gets Public Restroom

Sedona SR 89A Midgely Bridge Sedona AZ (April 30, 2014) – Visitors will have no reason to step behind the bushes at Midgley Bridge Overlook, a popular Sedona tourist site. A new public restroom will soon be available, the first construction of a public toilet along the Oak Creek Corridor since 2007. The U.S. Forest Service (USFS), in partnership with the Oak Creek Watershed Council (OCWC), is in... 

Clean Water Ambassadors Patrol Oak Creek

Sedona AZ (July 1, 2013)  – Those of us who enjoy summer afternoons along Oak Creek will soon meet a new group of advocates for clean water and healthy recreation practices. The Oak Creek Ambassador program will kick off on July 1, 2013, introducing a community outreach effort focused on building awareness of the impact of recreation activities on the quality of water and health of Oak Creek.... 

Oak Creek Watershed Council Honored

Barry Allan, OCWC Executive Director Sedona AZ (November 8, 2012) – The Oak Creek Watershed Council (OCWC) was awarded Nonprofit of the Year by the Sedona Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Arizona Community Foundation, at the Spirit of Sedona 2012 Awards celebration. The award was presented by Stephanie Giesbrecht, member of the Advisory Board, who noted the importance of Oak Creek... 

Oak Creek Watershed Contamination Concern

Barry Allen, OCWC Executive Director SEDONA AZ (May 21, 2012) – The Oak Creek Watershed Council (OCWC) announced today it has initiated the development of a comprehensive Community Outreach Program (OCCOP) designed to promote better stewardship of Oak Creek by the watershed community, and reduce or eliminate trash and fecal contamination. “The objective is to raise the awareness level, particularly... 

Oak Creek Water Contamination Survey Mailed

Sedona, AZ (February 5, 2012) – The Oak Creek Watershed Council (OCWC) announced today that a scientific Social Survey, designed to obtain opinions on human behaviors affecting the water quality of Oak Creek, is being mailed to over 1200 randomly selected residents in the Oak Creek watershed.  The Survey solicits residents’ help in order to discover how best to inform other members of the... 
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