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Welcome New Staff

The seasons are changing and so are our staff! Tiffany Mancillas is our new Community Outreach Coordinator, she is managing the community science program, bilingual johnson creek program, and coordinates the council’s outreach. She was born in northern California, and started living in Oregon while completing a B.S in Environmental Studies and has called Oregon […]

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What’s That Weed?

Interested in learning more about invasive plants? Check out the weed workshop we’re hosting, put on by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District! Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) Characteristics:  American pokeweed is a large, smooth, branching herb from a substantial perennial rootstock, with green, red, or purple stems usually reaching about 4-6 feet (1.3-2 m), […]

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Hanna Heddy

Date of volunteer work: 09/16/2019. Site Name: Powell Butte. Number of hours worked: 1. Field notes: We entered from Ellis Street entrance, and followed Cedar Grove trail up to the viewpoint. There we saw 2 blacktail deer, a buck and a doe. They were feeding in the meadow below us. We also saw stellar jays […]

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Thank you Clean-Up Volunteers!

The numbers are in! 4.5 tons of trash were removed by 150+ STELLAR volunteers during our 12th annual Johnson Creek Clean-Up! Each and every person who came to remove trash is literally a CREEK HERO- thank you all so much! We also had rad helpers from teams who came out-Clackamas RotaryPrecision Castparts Corp.Oregon Zoo Environmental […]

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Summer Interns of 2019

By Courtney Beckel One of my highest honors in my work with the Johnson Creek Watershed Council over the years has been the opportunity to provide mentorship for youth and interns in the beginning stages of their careers. Sometimes their ultimate goal is environmental conservation, but often it’s something completely different, like computer programming, mental […]

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