With funds from a $253,326 grant awarded to the OCWC by ADEQ through its water quality improvement grant program to address polluted runoff from many different sources, a restroom facility will be constructed in the Midgley Bridge area just south of Grasshopper Point on Highway 89A. More than 400,000 tourists a year access three popular hiking trails from that parking area.
The Oak Creek Watershed Council (OCWC) volunteer group ‘Friends of Oak Creek’ (FOC) will be celebrating World Water Day on Friday, March 22nd and exhibiting the Oak Creek Watershed Terrain Model outside the entrance of Sedona’s New Frontiers Natural Marketplace on SR 89A from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Oak Creek Watershed Council (OCWC) has registered its volunteer group with the state as ‘Friends of Oak Creek (FOC)’ and has openings for community residents who wish to volunteer their time towards improving the water quality of Oak Creek, as well as tackling other watershed issues.
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 on Sunday night.