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Annual Celebration postponed to Oct 13

Dear Friends of Johnson Creek Watershed Council, As you’ve probably guessed, we will not be holding our 25th Anniversary Celebration in late May, our usual time for the Annual Celebration.  Our new date is Tuesday, October 13, again at Kaul Auditorium at Reed College.  We’ll touch base with you in mid-summer to to confirm that […]

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What’s That Weed?

Introduced species:  English hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) Characteristics:  English (or common) hawthorn is a broadly spreading shrub or small tree, typically up to 6 m (20’) tall, with a dense crown. The bark is pale gray or dull brown, and may have vertical orange cracks. The younger stems bear sharp thorns, 1 to 1.5cm long. The […]

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Welcome New AmeriCorps Riparian and Outreach Specialist Katherine!

Katherine Charney will be serving as a Confluence AmeriCorps member for the 2020-21 term! Originally from the east coast, Katherine graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. In her role as Riparian and Outreach Specialist, she is excited to implement and maintain restoration projects along Johnson […]

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Kelley Creek Dam Removal in Progress! Part I.

Restoration of fish passage in the Kelley Creek sub-watershed continues as we have removed a dam that has been a complete passage barrier for 30 years. Built in 1989, this dam stood nearly 6′ tall and spanned the full creek channel; its purpose to provide water to a diversion that flowed into an off-line pond. […]

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Shop at Fred Meyer?

They’ll donate for you, all you have to do is link your rewards card! Best part is–you still earn your rewards while you shop! Connect for the first time, or renew your Fred Meyer Community Rewards to support the Johnson Creek Watershed Council. Click on the link below to sign into your account. You’ll need […]

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