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Johnson Creek Clean-Up

Aug 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday, August 24

8:00 am – 8:45 am — Registration

8:45 am – 9:00 am — Rally

9:00 am – 12 pm – Clean-Up 

12:30 pm – 2 pm – BBQ and Awards 

Free T-shirts for the first 200 to arrive!

Come join Johnson Creek Watershed Council for our annual creek clean up! This is part of our ongoing effort to create a healthier and safer Johnson Creek. Each year a team of over 200 people come together to remove ~5 tons of garbage, and celebrate all the weird trash we found and vote for silly (and very important) awards. 😉 Be part of the change with us!

We also have a lot of jobs that are NOT in the water! If you are interested in photography, set up/break down, registration, helping transport trash from the banks to the dumpsters, or BBQ support, please sign up HERE!


Note: Please wear sturdy closed-toed shoes you don’t mind getting wet and muddy. Instruction, tools, breakfast fare, BBQ lunch, and water provided.

Children are welcome, and must be accompanied by an attentive adult.

What-To-Bring pro tips: For the BBQ portion: a picnic blanket, lawn chairs, a change of clothes for the journey home and a towel just in case!
Meet at: Mill Park 6201 SE Overland St., Milwaukie
We will carpool to more than 20 sites to enter the water from Mill Park to clean up.

Tri-met: Bus lines 71 and 33. Taking public transit? We have free bus tickets for you! Bring your used bus ticket to the event and we’ll hit you back with 2 to compensate your travel to and from.
Questions? Email [email protected] or call 503.652.7477 ext 101.


 Johnson Creek Watershed Council would like to thank , North Clackamas Parks and Recreation, Portland Parks and Recreation, SOLVE, Sunset Garbage Collection, Hoodview Disposal and Recycling, the City of Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services, American Rivers, and the Overland Park Coalition for their partnership and support. Also a big thanks to Clackamas Water Environment Services, the Autzen Foundation, and the Mintkeski Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation and Portland General Electric for helping fund the project!. Thanks for working with us to create a brighter future for Johnson Creek!
Photos by Bruce MacGregor and Gary Wolff


Aug 24, 2019
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mill Park
6201 SE Overland St. Milwaukie, OR
Milwaukie, 97222
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