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Volunteer Appreciation Party 2019

Were excited to have had our 2019 Volunteer Appreciation Event last Friday with delicious tamale dinner catered by Mixteca, a large selection of raffle prizes, and watershed Trivia. Thanks to everyone who came out! This year marks our 25th year as a watershed council, cheers to that! – Speech by Courtney  Beckel Volunteer Manager. Planting […]

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Extend your reach!

Next May Johnson Creek Watershed Council will turn 25. As a community, we’ve done a tremendous amount of restoration, and the creek and the people & wildlife that depends on it have benefited. In the past quarter century, we–many thousands of us–have planted between 400,000 & 500,000 trees and shrubs in the watershed, added hundreds […]

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What’s That Weed?

Weed of the Month:  Spurge Laurel (Daphne laureola) Characteristics Spurge laurel is a slow-growing, shade-tolerant, long-lived evergreen shrub from Europe and the Mediterranean region.  It can grow in a wide range of conditions, but it thrives in full to partial shade and well-drained soils.  The berries, leaves and bark are poisonous to humans, cats and […]

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