Trinidad Bay Watershed Council Meeting – Ocean Friendly Gardens

Come hear about the how and why  of Ocean Friendly Gardening and the opportunity to create your own.

The Trinidad Bay Watershed Council invites community members to a discussion about improving wildlife habitat and water quality through Ocean Friendly Gardening on Tuesday, April 25 from 6:40 to 7:30 p. m. at the Trinidad Town Hall, 409 Trinity St. in Trinidad.  An Ocean Friendly Gardens incentive program will be offered in Trinidad through a grant from the Ocean Protection Council.  Meeting participants will brainstorm how to make this a really successful program.   Following this discussion, at 7:30, members will plan for new member recruitment, tabling at the Fish Festival, and Trinidad Bay Watershed partners will provide updates about their activities in the Trinidad-Westhaven area.

The January 2017 TBWC Meeting Notes are available here.

TBWC Quarterly Meeting

Mark your calendars and plan to join us for the January Trinidad Bay Watershed Council meeting to provide input about current and proposed projects in the Trinidad Bay watersheds, discuss issues of common concern, get the latest news from watershed partners and learn how to use nature based solutions to conserve water and prevent water pollution.


Trinidad Fish Festival

Come by and visit the Trinidad Bay Watershed Council table and kids’ activities while you’re in town at the Trinidad Fish Festival.   We’ll have the information you need about water conservation, preventing water pollution and all about the Trinidad ASBS and watersheds.

Take a free tour of the lighthouse. It’s a working lighthouse and it’s only open to the public once a year. You can hike up Trinidad Head. Round trips start at 11:00 AM and end at 3:00 PM.

Discover Trinidad has this to say about the Trinidad Fish Festival:  “More than just great fish meals; this fun festival attracts artists and craftsmen from all over, who fill their booths with treasures. Bring the whole family and enjoy the beautiful views of Trinidad Bay. Enjoy our spectacular kids zone which will include surf & skate activities and face painting.”

TBWC Quarterly Meeting

Please join us for the quarterly Trinidad Bay Watershed Council Meeting.  Meeting attendees will hear an update about the El Nino forecast for the upcoming months and Watershed partners will have an opportunity to provide updates about activities in the Trinidad-Westhaven area. There will be an introduction to the new Clean Beaches Initiative grant program that the City is starting to implement.   TBWC Agenda Oct 19 2015.

The Clean Beaches Initiative project will use water quality, land use and septic information to prioritize parcels in three watersheds for reduced cost septic system inspections to identify those that are failing or poorly functioning. Assistance to repair and upgrade those systems will be provided on a sliding-scale, income qualifying basis.

TBWC Quarterly Meeting

Please join us for the quarterly Trinidad Bay Watershed Council Meeting.  Attendees will have the opportunity to provide input on future watershed projects and priorities during a discussion about updating the Trinidad Bay Watershed Plan. Other meeting topics include a presentation of results of the City’s recently completed Stormwater Project and water quality monitoring in Trinidad Bay and watershed partner updates.

April TBWC Meeting

Your’re invited! The Trinidad Bay Watershed Council quarterly meeting will be on Monday, April 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p. m. at the Trinidad Town Hall, 409 Trinity St. in Trinidad. Meeting topics include water quality monitoring results for Trinidad Bay, watershed partner updates, plus discussion of future Watershed Council activities and upcoming projects.

TBWC Meeting April 20 at 6:30 pm

Please join us at the next Trinidad Bay Watershed Council meeting on Monday April 20 at 6:30 pm at the Civic Club Room at City Hall.

The agenda will include participation in the Fish Festival , Trinidad ASBS water quality monitoring results, Trinidad Bay partner & watershed updates, and a look at the draft Trinidad Bay report.

For more information contact Becky at  January meeting notes are available here.

TBWC February 2015 Newsletter

Feb 2015 TBWC News:

What about the Drought?

Drought widget Feb 2015
February 20, 2015 Drought Meter for the Trinidad area

The Trinidad Bay Watershed Council presents the latest news from the Trinidad Bay Watersheds. We received some nice rain in December and February, however the drought is not over yet. California is still in one of the most severe droughts in recorded history.

This edition of the Trinidad Bay Watershed News provides you with a variety of information to help you prepare for the next dry season and alleviate some of the impacts due to the historic drought facing California and out Trinidad Bay coastal watersheds.


TBWC June 2014 Newsletter

In this June 2014 TBWC News Fish Festival Issue, the Trinidad Bay Watershed Council (TBWC) is pleased to share all the latest news from the Trinidad Bay Watersheds and to celebrate with you at the Trinidad Fish Festival. Right now, we’re focused on fish and clean water. We can prevent pollution by adopting good habits for car care and yard work, by picking up after our pets, maintaining our septic systems and keeping trash in its proper place.

It takes all of us to keep our watersheds beautiful, the waters clean and the fish plentiful.