New life at Hazeltine Park

Thanks very much to the 50+ volunteers who came to help plant 1600 native wildflowers at Hazeltine Park on December 1! Fabulous volunteers from the Morse Biogeochemistry lab from PSU, Pack 523 of Brentwood-Darlington, Rivermark Community Credit Union, Confluence Environmental Center, Columbia Slough Watershed Council, and Columbia Land Trust came to support the new pollinator […]

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70% of the way there!

Thank you to everyone who has donated so far to our annual fundraising drive.  We’re 70% of the way to our goal of $30,000. It’s easy to give: Visit OR text the word “Donate” to 503-386-9883 OR by check via US mail.  Happy Holidays!

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4th Annual Science Symposium!

For the fourth straight year, the Johnson Creek Science Symposium filled to capacity.  Twelve watershed researchers and practitioners presented on October 16 on topics ranging from the impacts of beaver dams on water temperature to legacy landfills in the watershed.  Reed College generously provided a beautiful venue once again.  The 5th annual symposium will be […]

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Welcome new board member Sam Sharka

I am thrilled to join the Johnson Creek Watershed Council board! I have been performing ecological restoration and native seed work in the Portland metro area since 2014. I currently work for the Land Stewardship Division at Portland Parks and Recreation. In my spare time, I love to lead impromptu (and organized) plant walks, practice […]

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Zomi Bilingual Nature Tour

The afternoon of Saturday, September 1st, City of Gresham intern, Khan, led around 25 of his family and Portland’s Zomi Burmese community members on a bilingual tour through Powell Butte. This event was a final project of Khan’s Summerworks internship with Gresham. (Pictured left: Khan stops on the trail with everyone to talk about ecological and […]

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