Friends of Sonoita Creek (FOSC) aims to educate the public about the importance of the watershed to the community and its diverse animal and plant populations.  Our educational activities include hosting events which inform the community on forces impacting our entire watershed, attend fairs and festival with info and interactive displays relating to the watershed, sponsor guided nature walks and offer the Healthy Water educational program for area students.

FOSC focuses on our watershed, with its diverse animal and plant populations, several sources of water, and the people who live in the Sonoita Creek watershed.  Our mission is to educate anyone interested in learning about the watershed, its past, present, and the concerns about the future.

The goal of the outdoor education team is to offer participants an opportunity to explore and learn about the natural history of the watershed.


Watershed Monitoring

Volunteers learn wet-dry monitoring on Harshaw Creek.


Healthy Water Education

Eighth graders learning to use a microscope to examine water.