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New life at Hazeltine Park

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 […]

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Another first for JCWC, and it’s baffling!

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 […]

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What’s That Weed?

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 […]

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70% of the way there!

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!

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