The Portage River Basin Council formed in 1994 to preserve and restore the integrity of all waterways in the Portage River watershed; promote the health and safety of persons living, working, visiting, or enjoying recreational activities there; protect the property of its landowners; safeguard its wildlife habitat; preserve its natural and scenic beauty; and encourage community activity that will sustain the watershed’s unique qualities now and into the future.
PRBC Operating Procedures
Chair: Gordon Bowman, Mayor, Village of Pemberville
Vice-Chair: Matt Damschroder, Mayor, Village of Elmore
Coordinator: Kari Gerwin
The Portage River Basin Council meets three times a year
(April 2, August 6, November 12)
NEXT MEETING –
Tuesday, April 2, 2 p.m.
Tuesday, November 13, 2 p.m.
Wood County Court House, Commissioner’s Hearing Room
Portage Water Trail Update – Water Trail and Site Access Proposals \ Christina Kuchle, ODNR
Tuesday, August 7, 2 p.m.
Ottawa County Fairgrounds
Minutes | Portage River Water Trail Advisory Group
Portage River Water Trail Update | Kari Gerwin, TMACOG
Portage River Scouting Trip |
Sara Guiher, TMACOG
Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 2 p.m.
Pemberville Opera House
Agenda | Minutes | FY 2019 AWP
PRESENTATIONS: Portage River Water Trail
Kari Gerwin, TMACOG
Tom Arbour, Ohio DNR
>>Portage River Basin Council Archive
Portage River Watershed Plan
The Portage River Watershed Action Plan was endorsed by Ohio EPA and Ohio DNR in 2012. Download the plan using these links:
Portage River Watershed Plan large file
Portage River Watershed Plan - Appendices large file
Portage River Watershed Plan Fact Sheet