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
"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:
J u l y   1 7 t h
Friends of Marsh Creek
Watershed
10th Birthday Bash
at
Creekside Park Oakley
3900 Creekside Way, Oakley, CA 94561


Join our mail list to get updates on
FOMCW Meetings and Activities

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Restoration Project
Check Out the Project In Action:
http://youtu.be/ccNT7WnzvAQ

For More Information Download:
FOMCW Oakley Creekside Park Brochure


Marsh Creek Corridor Report

Marsh Creek
In The News:
Marsh Creek Restoration Project at
Creekside Park is One‐Year Old
City workers and summer interns with the Friends of
Marsh Creek Watershed Internship Program, a ROP
credited classroom and community service program
that Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed does in
partnership with the Contra Costa Department of
Education, performed on‐going maintenance this week
to the Marsh Creek Restoration Project.  
Read More
Ger Erickson:
Round Valley – preserved for
the people
Contra Costa Times:   Fryer said the project includes
many partnerships, with more than three acres of land
dedicated as a park and plans to help the Friends of
Marsh Creek Watershed and other environmental
groups with a future creek-restoration project. Fryer
also noted that William Lyon will likely want to change
the original development plans to meet its unique
architectural style.
Read More
Brentwood leaders see revived
residential project as another
sign of housing rebound
Brentwood Press: Fragments of morning sun like
shattered glass glinted through gaps in the oak
canopy as I climbed Hardy Canyon in Round Valley.
Throughout the chiseled zigzag of High Creek’s
banks hung buckeye limbs, nose-level, their fragrant
white blossoms saturating the air. A red-tailed hawk
carved a graceful arc in the thermals above the
canyon’s steep east slope.  
Read More