Our Mission and Values

We believe that a healthy environment and a healthy economy are inextricably linked.

We believe that watershed stewardship should be based on a combination of sound science, education and community involvement.

We believe that a strong stewardship ethic enables us to leave healthy natural resources for future generations.

We believe in working from ridge to ridge to achieve dynamic, naturally functioning ecosystems.

We value our relationship with the landowners who have voluntarily joined in whole watershed habitat enhancement projects.

By Bill Blakney, prepared initially for The Methodist August 2020 Newsletter for the First United Methodist Church and shared with Bill’s permission. See as originally published. Much of the nation’s and the world’s current focus on social justice issues is inspired by the Black Lives Matter […]
For many in our Country the past year has been full of stressors, discomforts, losses and fears of the unknown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it is clearly wrong for any of us to place the blame for the global COVID pandemic on any ethnic, racial or other group […]
Dear friends of the Marys River, We, the staff and board of the Marys River Watershed Council, have been following the national and local news about racial justice, police reform, and the white supremacy. We think of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, […]