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Donate for a healthy Johnson Creek

Please donate to help us help restore Johnson Creek.  Grants only cover part of the costs of running JCWC. Our goal is to raise $30,000 from the community by the end of the year and we’re 45% there!  There are two easy ways to give: Text the word DONATE to 503-386-9883 or visit… Each Friday we’ll […]

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Volunteer Appreciation Harvest Party

Our volunteers make us who we are—and we love to celebrate you! On November 2 we held a volunteer appreciation harvest party, complete with potluck, raffle, very special awards, and music by the Lambert Street String Band. Thank you all for coming to join our cozy evening.   You are a part of the movement […]

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4th Annual Science Symposium!

For the fourth straight year, the Johnson Creek Science Symposium filled to capacity.  Twelve watershed researchers and practitioners presented on October 16 on topics ranging from the impacts of beaver dams on water temperature to legacy landfills in the watershed.  Reed College generously provided a beautiful venue once again.  The 5th annual symposium will be […]

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No Ivy Day – A Great Success

English Ivy is one of the most common and persistent invasive plant species in the Pacific Northwest. If you haven’t read last month’s post, Ivy Invaders, check it out! This year marked Portland Parks and Recreation’s 15th annual No Ivy Day, a citywide effort to eradicate invasive ivy from parks and natural areas and improve native […]

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Welcome new board member Sam Sharka

I am thrilled to join the Johnson Creek Watershed Council board! I have been performing ecological restoration and native seed work in the Portland metro area since 2014. I currently work for the Land Stewardship Division at Portland Parks and Recreation. In my spare time, I love to lead impromptu (and organized) plant walks, practice […]

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