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Inline Pond Monitoring Project

High stream temperature is a huge problem for salmon across the Pacific Northwest.  For more than 20 years, Johnson Creek Watershed Council and our agency partners have been planting streamside trees to block the direct sun.  This in turn shades the streams.  As global temperatures rise, we look for additional ways to lower stream temperature, as trees may […]

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Celebrating Bilingual Nature Johnson Creek’s Maiden Year

This spring and summer JCWC hired two youth as Bilingual Nature interns, Rita via Verde NW, and Lucero via Lents Youth Initiative. Both second-generation immigrants born in Portland, Rita and Lucero spent 3+ months learning about environmental restoration projects, outreach strategies, event planning, and ecology. Bilingual Nature Johnson Creek is a program begun in the […]

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INTERN NEWS: Hiring Fall intern cohort–and Many Thanks to the interns of 2018!!

We are hiring for our fall intern cohort!  Our internships give young professionals a chance to shine in the environmental nonprofit scene, using and developing their skills and creativity to connect the community with the watershed. After graduating, our interns have gone on to work with public agencies, private companies, and nonprofits! Here are the […]

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