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Parks Naturalist Journal Entries

Here are Parks Naturalist Journal entries. To learn more about the program, from our top menu hover over “Volunteer” and click on “Stewardship Programs”

Carole Miles

Date of volunteer work: 12/31/2018. Site Name: Powell Butte Nature Park. Number of hours worked: 1.5. Field notes: Entered the park from the east side – Wildwood trail and explored most of the east side. All was fairly quiet, as expected this time of year. I saw two hawks (not sure what kind), two Kestrels […]

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Sue

Date of volunteer work: 12/20/2018. Site Name: Tideman/Johnson. Number of hours worked: 1.0. Field notes: This is another area that is being negatively impacted by homelessness and it continues to spread to the west along the Springwater. There was a lot of debris in the creek trapped by the large log. The broken sections of […]

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Sue

Date of volunteer work: 12/20/2018. Site Name: Johnson Creek Park (west). Number of hours worked: 1.0. Field notes: The first thing I noticed was a BMW that looked abandoned. I went back to read previous entries and saw another steward had noticed this as well. Since there are signs about a neighborhood watch, I did […]

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Sue

Date of volunteer work: 12/20/2018. Site Name: Brannen Property. Number of hours worked: 1.0. Field notes: The video of the salmon spotting on a few sites sparked interest and that’s what people were looking for this day. Not sure if the cottonwoods have been treated but it looks possible. Vegetation is dormant so visibility better. […]

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Hanna Heddy

Date of volunteer work: 12/21/2018. Site Name: Foster Floodplains. Number of hours worked: 0.5. Field notes: There was an abundance of graffiti on the bridge and pavement. This is really sad. Its getting worse and worse in this spot. It may be time to increase surveillance and monitoring here? We had a nice bike ride. […]

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