What does the Goose Creek Association do? We work to ensure that our water is clean and this historically significant and ecologically pristine area is preserved. How do we do it? With your support, dedicated volunteers and one dedicated staff member. No marketers, low overhead, just us.
The Goose Creek Association is a local organization that:
• Monitors Goose Creek and its tributaries using scientific methods accepted by Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality;
• Conducts educational outreach programs, including stream monitoring events for children and the recent showing of “Greenfire,” an award winning documentary about the great conservationist, Aldo Leopold;
• Supports landowners’ efforts to repair and enhance their stream buffers, with the Goose Creek Challenge program, and participate in conservation easements, with the Dot Smithwick Fund; and,
• Supports the creation of historic districts, and monitors local zoning and other developments to protect our districts and our water.
We are small, but mighty, like the Goose Creek that serves the populations of Loudoun and Fauquier Counties, the City of Fairfax, and, ultimately, the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
The Goose Creek Association needs more volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please be sure to indicate what your interests are on our return envelope. Including your e-mail address on the remittance envelope helps us, as a green organization, use less paper and reduces our mailing costs for critical alerts and reports. We do not share our membership e-mail addresses.
Thank you for your support.
Lori Keenan McGuinness,
Co-Chair, Fauquier County
Bonnie L. Mattingly
Co-Chair, Loudoun County