OWC General Membership Meeting Minutes – 2012

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM on December 2, 2012 at the Clifton Presbyterian Church. Members Present: Approximately 20, representing members associations and individuals were in attendance. A sign in sheet of attendees is attached to this record. Remarks by David Schnare, Acting President of OWC: Joe Nash is representing other organizations […]

Financial Report – 2012

Balance, November 1, 2011: $502.64 Deposits: Donation – Gaylor $25.00 Donation – Nash $50.00 Total Deposits: $75.00 Expenditures: Bank Fees $10.00 Contribution to Clifton Presbyterian Church $150.00 Office Supplies $38.51 SiteGround Domain Hosting $122.35 Total Expenditures: $320.86 Balance, December 2, 2012: $256.78 Respectfully Submitted, Tyna L. Gaylor, CPA Sectretary/Treasurer

Occoquan River Spring Cleanup Day 2012

Occoquan River Spring Cleanup Day—Saturday, April 14, 2012 9 AM to 12 noon* Fairfax County Water Authority-Clean Virginia Waterways – Longwood University Make a difference and help preserve one of our region’s most important natural resources! Come meet other volunteers at one of five sites: Bull Run Marina—12619 Old Yates Ford Rd., Clifton, VA 20124 […]

Three members join the OWC Board of Directors in 2011

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce our three new Board members.  Mrs. Tyna Gaylor was elected to the Board at our November 2011 meeting.  Mrs. Michelle Ringle Clay and Mr. Rob Hartwell were appointed At-Large Directors in 2011 by the Executive Committee.  Each of them wrote a short bio that will give […]

OWC General Membership Meeting Minutes – 2011

The meeting was called to order at 7:14 p.m. on November 13, 2011 at the Clifton Presbyterian Church. Members Present: Approximately thirty, representing member associations and individuals, were in attendance. Remarks by Joe Nash, President of OWC: Joe Nash made a few opening comments regarding the OWC Cause and our continued vigilance in responding on […]

Fairfax Supervisors Wade into Water Wars

Courtesy of The Washington Post By Fredrick Kunkle on November 1, 2011 Fairfax County’s Board of Supervisors on Tuesday took a decisive step toward making itself the sole provider of water service in some areas and setting rates for all its residents, including those who get their water from nearby municipalities such as the City […]

A fast track to emergency preparedness

Courtesy of The Washington Post By Phil Andrews on November 4, 2011 The Washington region must avoid a repeat of the massive gridlock that occurred last Jan. 26 , when a seven-inch snowstorm that began about 3 p.m. resulted in dangerously long commutes — often as long as six to 12 hours — for thousands. The […]

Financial Report – 2011

Balance, January 30, 2011: $897.33 Income: Refund from Domain Registry $50.00 Total Available Funds: $947.33 Expenditures: Contribution to Presbyterian Church $150.00 Web Hosting Costs $96.43 Checking Account Fees $90.00 Web Site Domain Renewal $108.26 Total Expenditures: $444.69 Ending Balance, November 1, 2011: $502.64 Respectfully submitted David A. Smith Secretary/Treasurer

Letter from Supervisor Herrity

Welcome to the new Occoquan Watershed Coalition (“OWC”) website! The simplicity and improved functionality will allow you to better navigate this website.  It will become an important tool for OWC members and all those that have a stake in the Occoquan watershed. The OWC has served us well over many years and their impact has […]

National Wildlife Refuge Week: An occasion worth celebrating

Virginia’s 14 refuges, for instance, tend to be clustered around the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, places like Chincoteague NWR, James River NWR, Rappahannock NWR and Occoquan Bay NWR.