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DePave Seeking New Board Members

Depave is seeking new board members. Depave promotes the removal of unnecessary pavement from urban areas to create community green spaces and mitigate storm water runoff. Depave is led by a hard-working band of volunteer Board Members, and is looking to add a few more. Do you want to use your skills, connections, and ideas to […]

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Johnson Creek habitat at the Tacoma MAX Station

In July and August 2013, logs and boulders were installed in a reach of Johnson Creek just north of the future Tacoma Street / Johnson Creek MAX station, which is opening in 2015. Click here to see pictures of the habitat construction.  Photos courtesy of ESA Vigil-Agrimis. These logs and boulders will provide important habitat […]

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Robin Jenkinson Discusses State of the Watershed Report on KBOO Radio

Robin Jenkinson, JCWC`s Restoration Coordinator, appeared on KBOO Community Radio`s Locus Focus show to discuss the 2012 State of the Watershed Report.   The episode looks at several areas of concern in the Johnson Creek Watershed:  fish and  wildlife, shade and temperature, stream flow, turbidity,  pollution and a 2020 vision for the creek. Listen to the episode.

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2013 Johnson Creek Clean Up

Saturday, August 24 Meet at Mill Park in Milwaukie 9:00am-12pm BBQ for all participants following the event from 12pm-2pm. See event flyer here. Team Captains Needed! See the complete job description here. Volunteers will walk in Johnson Creek to remove trash from designated stream segments. Each stream segment will have a Team Captain who will help guide […]

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