Bowker Creek Blueprint: Grass-Roots Community Leadership

“Viewed from the outside, the strength of the Bowker Creek Initiative lies in the complementary talents and passions of its leadership team. The whole is greater than the sum of the parts. The key is that they believe in the mission: This is what we want our watershed to look like in 100 years, and these are the steps we will take to get there,” observes Kim Stephens.

Community Values Drive Bowker Creek Initiative and Blueprint

“Working with others in the stream is a vital part for me. The experience taps something tribal in us. The stream restoration work is exciting .... It is a tremendous bonding experience: These are my people and we are of this place. Working together along the creek is one kind of social glue for the committee members," states Gerald Harris.