Dragonfly Surveyors

Curious about dragonflies in the Johnson Creek Watershed? Check out our Dragonfly Science page HERE, including results from last year’s surveys!

Welcome Dragonfly Surveyors.

As Summer 2018 approaches, we are excited to move into our third season of volunteer dragonfly surveys. Surveyors have learned local dragonfly and damselfly identification techniques and will be completing once-a-month surveys from June to September.

Surveyors, this is your resource hub! Handy links:


“Dragonfly Toolkit – JCWC” – Survey schedule & Contact information – link has been emailed to you

Orientation materials:

Volunteer Protocol Manual
Dragonfly Surveyors – Checklist & FAQ’s
Quick Guide to Odonate Families
Data Sheet
Site Directions – Brookside Wetlands
Site Directions – Centennial Pond
Site Directions – Westmoreland Park

List – Odonata Species of Multnomah County

Presentation by Celeste Mazzacano (CASM LLC) – Dragonfly Surveys Community Science
Presentation by JCWC – Surveyor Resources (Toolkit, Checklists, etc.)

Volunteer Waiver


Using iNaturalist to add your observations
Project page for data entry: here
Species check list: here


Fill out our anonymous volunteer survey below to give us feedback on the dragonfly surveys.

Volunteer Survey