The Allen/Quilceda Watershed Action (A/QWA) Team is a diverse community group working together to implement the Quilceda/Allen Watershed Management Plan and to improve the overall water quality of streams in the Allen/Quilceda Watershed through education, community outreach, and improvements to the environment. The Team is comprised of representatives from local city, county and state agencies, the Tulalip Tribe, Marysville Schools, non-profit organizations, and local businesses and residents.
Team activities include:
The restoration of a section of Jones Creek and the creation of a permanent outdoor environmental educational center
Community outreach through newsletters targeted at streamside residents
Restoration activities such as planting native plants along stream banks
Youth education on such topics as water quality and its effect on stream organisms
Earth Day celebration activities
The Team meetings are open to the public at the Marysville Public Works building at 80 Columbia Avenue from 3 to 5 p.m. If you have questions or would like to attend a meeting, please contact Surface Water Management, or (360) 363-8100.