In the dark of early morning, I threw a notebook, a pen, and a thermos of tea in my bag and rushed out the door into the windy darkness to catch the 6:40 bus downtown. I was headed for an all-day equity training by the Luna Jimenez Institute for Social Transformation (LJIST) at the Prosper Portland […]
Thanks very much to the 50+ volunteers who came to help plant 1600 native wildflowers at Hazeltine Park on December 1! Fabulous volunteers from the Morse Biogeochemistry lab from PSU, Pack 523 of Brentwood-Darlington, Rivermark Community Credit Union, Confluence Environmental Center, Columbia Slough Watershed Council, and Columbia Land Trust came to support the new pollinator […]
Road culverts are usually smooth and often steep. This make the stream flowing through them fast, and often shallow in the summer. This in turn makes it difficult for fish to swim upstream. The ideal restoration solution is to replace the existing culvert with a bottomless arch culvert or another solution that presents river rock […]
Long-time readers of our monthly missive might well recall a regular “weed-of-the-month” feature that ran for several years. With so many new subscribers since we last did that, we thought it was time to bring it out of retirement! We figured we’d start with a seasonally-appropriate one: What’s the Weed? English Holly (Ilex aquifolium) What’s […]
Thank you to everyone who has donated so far to our annual fundraising drive. We’re 70% of the way to our goal of $30,000. It’s easy to give: Visit https://johnson-creek-watershed-council.snwbll.com/winter-appeal-2 OR text the word “Donate” to 503-386-9883 OR by check via US mail. Happy Holidays!