Happy 24th birthday, JCWC!

On May 23, 2019, we will be celebrating our 24th birthday at Reed College (in Kaul Auditorium). Our keynote speaker is Bill Bakke, founder of both Oregon Trout and the Native Fish Society. Bill is also a member of JCWC’s Advisory Council. For tickets, please click HERE. Early bird pricing is available through 5/10. Dinner […]

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Birding in the City

Throughout the watershed spring has brought joyous rebirth. With the changing of the season we’ve seen the return of seasonal rains, emerging insects, spawning fish, blooming plants and welcomed many migrant birds. To many, robin are the most obvious signal that birds have returned with the warmer weather. You can see them here and there […]

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So Good, Too Brief–Thank You, Blue 7!

Our six weeks with this year’s AmeriCorps NCCC team went by in about a month and a half. It felt much shorter, though! JCWC offers heartfelt thanks to the Blue 7 team, who helped put well over 5,000 new native plants in the ground, worked with more than 100 students, and provided huge help to […]

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Our Fabulous Winter Interns

  The Johnson Creek Watershed Council works with many interns each year, from bilingual, community science data, to watershed engagement interns. They keep the wheels at the council turning, working in seasonal cohorts to recruit volunteers, manage data, acquire donations, create events, provide IT and event support, and spread the word via social and traditional […]

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Big New Grant for Fish Passage and Habitat Restoration

Four Councils Working Together We are excited to announce that the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board has awarded nearly $3.5 million in restoration funding to the Clackamas Partnership, of which JCWC is a core partner. This is a two-year grant, and additional funding is expected in the subsequent four years (total of $8.7M, of which about […]

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