What We Do

What We Do

Primrose Brook

Primrose Brook

  • Preserve local streams and protect water quality in our communities.
  • Promote better environmental regulations.
  • Ensure well-planned and environmentally “smart” development and land use in our communities.
  • Preserve and protect environmentally sensitive land through land acquisition and easements.
  • Foster environmental awareness and promote environmental education for all ages.
  • Develop broad community stewardship and financial support.

 

How We Do It

  • Monitor and assess local streams through stream monitoring done by volunteers.
  • Influence local and state actions and decisions to preserve the local natural environment.
  • Assist in acquiring and preserving critical and threatened properties to save from development.
  • Create a Science and Technology Committee to identify and advocate scientific research.
  • Strengthen partnerships with local and state public and private organizations to establish broad-based conservation projects.
  • Establish municipal advocacy programs to encourage a regional approach to development.
  • Expand education and outreach:
    • Deliver family-friendly programs.
    • Provide student education programs to teach future generations about the environment.
    • Leverage our educational reach by teaching the teachers.
  • Enhance our brand and image to make GSWA goals personal and relevant.
  • Increase and broaden GSWA’s base of support.
  • Maintain a high quality professional staff and an extensive network of volunteers with a strong scientific and technological presence.