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Beaver Surveyor Orientation 2019

We are looking for the next Community Science superstars for the Johnson Creek Watershed Council’s fourth year of Beaver Surveys! For one survey day each, teams of 2-3 volunteers will walk a 1-mile long reach of the creek to map and collect data on beaver dams and other signs of beaver activity. For more information, […]

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Dragonfly Surveyor Orientation

Dragonfly surveys help JCWC document the distribution of dragonfly and damselfly species throughout the Johnson Creek watershed. Odonates (dragonflies and damselflies) are not only beautiful to look at- they are important indicator species in aquatic areas, like the riparian zone along Johnson Creek! Entomologist extraordinaire Celeste Searles Mazzacano from CASM Environmental will train volunteers in […]

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Savannah Sparrow Survey Orientation

Above: A Savannah Sparrow resting on rock in Moraine Park! Photo credit to Rachel Ames, courtesy of National Parks Service webpage. Calling all seasoned birders! JCWC, Conservation Insight and Portland Parks & Recreation to begin an exciting new project monitoring Savannah Sparrow and other prairie nesting birds at Powell Butte Nature Park. If you have intermediate […]

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Savannah Sparrow Survey Orientation

Above: A Savannah Sparrow resting on rock in Moraine Park! Photo credit to Rachel Ames, courtesy of National Parks Service webpage. Calling all seasoned birders! JCWC, Conservation Insight and Portland Parks & Recreation to begin an exciting new project monitoring Savannah Sparrow and other prairie nesting birds at Powell Butte Nature Park. If you have intermediate […]

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Lamprey and Steelhead Surveyor Orientation 2019 (VENUE HAS CHANGED)

Help Johnson Creek Watershed Council document the distribution of native fish species in Johnson Creek. Biologists from ODFW (Ryan and Alex), lamprey expert from Friends of Tryon Creek (Gabe), and JCWC Community Science staff (Adrienne) will provide training and resources you need for hands-on scientific monitoring experience! When: Orientation is Saturday, February 16th from 10am-12:30pm. (You […]

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