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

Executive Committee Meetings:
Meets the first Friday in months when there is a regular meeting, from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at the Barnes and Noble Cafe in Lakewood Towne Center. 

The Watershed Council is in the process of selecting its 2018 priorities, which fall under the priorities of the following standing committees: 

  • Stewardship - Al Schmauder, Chair
  • Communications  - Janet Spingath, Chair
  • Policy Watch  - Terry Hurd, Chair

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

Volunteers make these events happen!
  • Pierce County Water for Life Festival
  • Sequalitchew Creek Moon Walk 
  • Tacoma/Pierce County Sustainability Expo 
  • Freddie Fest
  • Puget Sound Fly Fishing Fair 
  • Educator Night at the Museum 
  • Tacoma Green Drinks 

2018 Council Leadership

Executive Committee Members:
  • Janet Spingath, Chair
  • Al Schmauder, Vice Chair
  • Renee Buck, Secretary
  • Ione Clagett, at-large member
  • Terry Hurd, at-large member
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Learn more about the work and priorities of this council:

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

In Person: Visit Suite 109