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Machetes, vegetation transects, blackberry grubbing, O my!

Starting September 2019, dedicated students from David Douglas High School have been engaging in hands-on environmental field trips at Leach Botanical Garden in partnership with the Johnson Creek Watershed Council, City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, Friends of Leach Botanical Garden, Portland Parks & Recreation, and several others.  These students are part of a […]

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Slavic and Eastern European Heritage Week

City Mayor, Ted Wheeler, proclaimed second week of January 2020 to be Slavic and Eastern European Heritage Week.  Melanie Yudin, Johnson Creek Watershed Council Speak Creek Russian language intern, and Johnson Creek staff member attended the City Hall Proclamation of Slavic Heritage week. We are so excited to celebrate the heritage week and have attended […]

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Welcome, NCCC!

Winter is always an exciting time of year at JCWC. Apart from the sometimes dicey weather, it’s “go time” for a lot of our field work (hello, bare root planting season!), our volunteer restoration program kicks into gear (special shout-out to our newly-trained Creek Crew leaders!)…and, for the seventh time in the past nine years, […]

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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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