Chambers - Clover Creek Watershed Council


The mission of the Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed Council is to promote the protection and enhancement of the Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed.

The Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed Council (CCWC) provides an opportunity for local agencies and citizen groups to coordinate their efforts to benefit the watershed. The council is committed to improving the health of the watershed by working to improve fish habitat, water quality and foster a sense of stewardship among watershed residents.

Meetings & Field Trips

The Council hosts monthly meetings and an annual retreat. Community members, nonprofits, residents, businesses and agency representatives are invited to attend.

When: Typically the third Wednesday of each month from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Where: Lakewood Community Center,
9112 Lakewood Dr. SW, Lakewood WA 98499

2018 meeting dates:

January 17
February 21
March 21
April 18
May 16
June 20
July 18
August 15
September 19
October 17
November 14: Watershed Issues Forum (one week earlier than usual)
NO December meeting

The Watershed Council is in the process of selecting its 2018 priorities. 2017 priorities included:

  • Data Source: develop watershed health indicators and report card
  • Partnerships & Engagement: develop communications plan and continue the small grants program
  • Action: Parkland Prairie restoration project, review planning issues, update 1994 photo survey

Learn more about the work and priorities of this council:

We'll be at these community events in our watershed:

Volunteers make these events happen!
  • Sequalitchew Creek Moon Walk 
  • Tacoma/Pierce County Sustainability Expo - April 14
  • Freddie Fest
  • Puget Sound Fly Fishing Fair 
  • Educator Night at the Museum 
  • Tacoma Green Drinks - February 1
WRIA 12 map 1

2017 Council Leadership

Executive Committee Members:
  • Janet Spingath, Chair
  • Al Schmauder, Vice Chair
  • Becky Kowalski, Secretary
  • Ione Clagett, at-large member
Contact Us
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Barbara Ann Smolko
Watershed Coordinator
Phone: (253) 798-6156

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Mailing Address:
2702 S 42nd St, Ste 201
Tacoma, WA 98409-7322