When wishes come true…

This past summer JCWC was able to work with a local artist, Danielle DeMuro, to create a watershed nature scene on the shipping container that holds our restoration tools.  When JCWC moved from our old office in Milwaukie into the Woodstock location, we purchased an old shipping container and located it next to Errol Heights […]

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Welcome New Staff

The seasons are changing and so are our staff! Tiffany Mancillas is our new Community Outreach Coordinator, she is managing the community science program, bilingual johnson creek program, and coordinates the council’s outreach. She was born in northern California, and started living in Oregon while completing a B.S in Environmental Studies and has called Oregon […]

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What’s That Weed?

Interested in learning more about invasive plants? Check out the weed workshop we’re hosting, put on by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District! Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) Characteristics:  American pokeweed is a large, smooth, branching herb from a substantial perennial rootstock, with green, red, or purple stems usually reaching about 4-6 feet (1.3-2 m), […]

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Thank you Clean-Up Volunteers!

The numbers are in! 4.5 tons of trash were removed by 150+ STELLAR volunteers during our 12th annual Johnson Creek Clean-Up! Each and every person who came to remove trash is literally a CREEK HERO- thank you all so much! We also had rad helpers from teams who came out-Clackamas RotaryPrecision Castparts Corp.Oregon Zoo Environmental […]

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Summer Interns of 2019

By Courtney Beckel One of my highest honors in my work with the Johnson Creek Watershed Council over the years has been the opportunity to provide mentorship for youth and interns in the beginning stages of their careers. Sometimes their ultimate goal is environmental conservation, but often it’s something completely different, like computer programming, mental […]

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