The mission of the Gills Creek Watershed Association is to restore and protect the Gills Creek Watershed by uniting citizens, government, organizations, and business.

Upcoming Gills Creek Watershed Events


Adopt-A-Highway Clean Up

Saturday, November 18, 10am-12am
South Beltline Blvd from Plowden Rd to Bluff Rd
Meet in the Intertape Polymer Group parking lot located at 2000 S. Beltline Blvd. We will be picking up trash on South Beltline Blvd from Plowden Rd to Bluff Rd. Reflective vests, trash bags, gloves and 'pickers' will be available.

Heathwood Hall Episcopal School is a partner in this cleanup!

For questions or more information contact Julie Mayson at lewis.kirk@gillscreekwatershed.org.

There will also be a paddle event to blaze the blue trail putting in in the Rosewood Crossing area and paddling south. Date and time to be determined Experienced paddlers ready for channel clearing can contact Erich Miarka for more information.

2016-2017 Annual Meeting

Tuesday, November 28, 6pm-8pm
Join us for our Annual Membership Meeting.

More information to come...

Ongoing

Gills Creek Elegies - A Photographic Exhibit

Noted photographer Gunars Strazdins donated twenty works to the Gills Creek Watershed Association in 2016. These 20 fine art prints were on exhibit in the City Hall gallery, and were available in a silent auction to benefit Gills Creek Watershed Association.

The remaining art work is still available and can be viewed in GCWA's online gallery.

More information about the photographs and the artist...


Board of Directors and Committee Meetings

Executive Committee
Thursday, November 2, 4-5:30pm
Forest Lake Presbyterian Church, 6500 N. Trenholm Rd Columbia, SC
Members are welcome to attend with prior notice. For more information, please contact Erich Miarka at coordinator@gillscreekwatershed.org or 803-727-8326.
The Executive Committee usually meets every first Thursday of the month.

Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, November 9, 4-5:30pm
Jim Hamilton - L.B. Owens Airport Conference Room, 1400 Jim Hamilton Blvd, Columbia, SC 29205
All members and the public are welcome to join us. If you have an item to add to the agenda or need more information, please contact Erich Miarka at at coordinator@gillscreekwatershed.org or 803-727-8326.
The Board of Directors usually meets every second Thursday of the month, 4-5:30pm at the Jim Hamilton - L.B. Owens Airport.

Technical Committee Meeting
Wednesday, November 8, 3-4:30pm
Jim Hamilton - L.B. Owens Airport Conference Room, 1400 Jim Hamilton Blvd, Columbia SC 29205
All members and the public are welcome to join us. If you have an item to add to the agenda or need more information, please contact Erich Miarka at at coordinator@gillscreekwatershed.org or 803-727-8326.
The Technical Committee usually meets every month on the Wednesday before the Board of Directors meeting which is on the second Thursday, 3-4:30pm at the Jim Hamilton - L.B. Owens Airport.

Education Committee Meeting
Tuesday, November 7, from noon to 1pm
Forest Lake Presbyterian Church, 6500 North Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29206
All members and the public are welcome to join us. If you have an item to add to the agenda or need more information, please contact Ann Yancey at 803-920-2453 or ann.yancey@gillscreekwatershed.org to be added to the email notification list.
The Education Committee usually meets on the Tuesday before the second Thursday of the month at the Forest Lake Presbyterian Church, 6500 North Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29206.

Events Committee Meeting
All members and the public are welcome to join us. If you have an item to add to the agenda or need more information, please contact Erich Miarka at erich.miarka@gillscreekwatershed.org or 803-414-5560.
The Membership committee usually meets in the community room at Whole Foods, 702 Cross Hill Rd at Fort Jackson Blvd, Columbia, SC 29205.

Financial Stewardship Committee Meeting
Contact Sam Agee sam.agee@gillscreekwatershed.org

Current Board of Directors and Committee Chairpersons...

Committee Descriptions...


Other Events Of Interest

Please let us know about events of interest to Gills Creek Watershed residents! Contact Erich Miarka at coordinator@gillscreekwatershed.org or 803-727-8326.

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View previous Board of Directors and Committee Meeting Minutes...

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