Oak Creek News Update


Midgley Bridge Trailhead Temporarily Closed
The Midgley Bridge Trailhead and parking area will be temporarily closed for construction activity from Monday, April 21 – Friday, May 2, 2014.
Press Release HERE.

AZ Gives Day
April 9th
AZ Gives Day is a state wide initiative designed to help individuals support
the non-profits in their community.

With as little as $10 you can make a difference.
CLICK HERE to learn more.

AzGivesDayDid you know that Oak Creek Watershed Council programs
· Removed 3,897 pounds of trash, over 85 pounds of feces and 128 diapers in the Oak Creek corridor from July 4th through
Labor Day weekend, last year
· Met with over 11,400 visitors and gave 860 hours of watershed education
including outdoor ethics and potential health issues in Oak Creek
· In partnership with the Forest Service, will install Midgley Bridge vault toilet system to provide visitors access to restroom facilities
· In the last 10 months have contributed over 1,100 volunteer hours
towards improving the health of Oak Creek
· Removed over 800 lbs of dog feces in Sedona which otherwise
may have washed into Oak Creek

This work is made possible through donations from individuals like you! So…

Please join us in our continuing efforts to sustain and preserve the integrity of Oak Creek and its tributaries!

Click HERE to schedule your donation for AZ Gives Day today and support efforts to continue this important work in the Oak Creek Watershed.
And don’t forget to share this with your friends and ask them to give!

For more information about joining OCWC please contact Marie McCormick at
(928) 554-5460 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Join us in celebration of Arizona Gives Day 2014 on April 9!

Community Outreach on the OCWC Video Playlist:

County Wide February 20 Oak Creek Watershed Council

Paul David interviews Barry Allan and Marie McCormack of the Oak Creek Watershed Council.

County Wide February 20 Oak Creek Watershed Council The Ambassadors of Oak Creek County Wide May 23 2013 Oak Creek Watershed A Creek Runs Through It Oak Creek Watershed Council Cleanup Day Segment 1 - Oak Creek Watershed Council's Allan interviewed by County Wide

Segment 2 - Oak Creek Watershed Council's Allan interviewed by County Wide  

Our OCWC Public Service Announcements are produced by Stephen DeVol of sedona.biz.

Our Call to Action:

If you would like to offer support to our group, whether as a volunteer, financial or to let us know you care about Oak Creek, please drop a note to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will get in touch with you right away.

If there was ever a cause that could bind together people of all walks of life throughout Sedona, Yavapai County, and Coconino County, and resurrect a spirit of community, it is to protect Oak Creek and help to nurse it back to good health!  We invite you to join us in this quest.

Thank you for your continuing support,

Barry Allan, Chief Executive Officer

Many thanks go to our webmaster, Theresa Stacy-Ryan, who has worked diligently throughout the years to make this site more public-friendly and easier for us to edit, etc.

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