COVID-19 poses no threat to plants, but our leafy friends are no strangers to pandemics of their own: chestnut blight, Dutch elm disease, sudden oak death, and other pathogens have each done tremendous damage to forests in America. Right now, the Pacific northwest is bracing itself for the inevitable arrival of a huge threat to […]
Date of volunteer work: 03/24/2020. Site Name: JCP. Number of hours worked: 1.5. Field notes: It was quiet at the park and fairly clean. I noticed the trash receptacle in between the 2 creeks is gone. Will that be replaced? Also, how do you recommend I dispose of needles?
By: Alyssa Westphall, NCCC Member, Media Representative Gold 4 is very sad to be leaving. Alyssa (Media Representative) said that she will miss the coffee and the welcoming community of Portland the most. When Gold 4 leaves on March 18th, they are scheduled to stay in Eugene, Oregon for 3 weeks working with their parks […]
UPDATED Monday, March 16, 2020 Dear Friends in the Johnson Creek Watershed Council community, We want you to know that we take very seriously the need to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and support the measures taken by our state and local elected officials. As the public health situation is likely to change, we will […]
This Watershed Wide season saw the first Bilingual Spanish- English led site at Main City Park. Johnson Creek Watershed Council’s Bilingual Nature Interns made this event a huge success! There were 500 live staked trees put into the ground and 35 people that came to join in on the tree planting. Cecilia Nunez-Rodriguez, Martina Avendano, […]