community science

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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Come Count Fish With Us!

The arrival of winter means Lamprey and Steelhead Surveys are upon us! JCWC Community Outreach Coordinator, Adrienne, writing here to personally invite you to Lamprey & Steelhead Surveyor Orientation. But first, a little bit of vocabulary….. LAMPREY: Also known as Eel, Lamprey are slender prehistoric fish with distinct jawless and funnel-like mouths. Two species, Pacific Lamprey […]

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Salmon Surveyor Orientation- 2018

It’s that time of year again! Our annual fall salmon surveys begin Thursday, October 11th with Orientation. Training will be provided by biologists from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and JCWC staff. Register below by October 10! Who: Anyone over the age of 16! Individuals between 16 & 18 must be accompanied by an adult. […]

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