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Science in the Park

Please join us to hear stories and learn about our crawly creek friends with storytime, bug identification station, Salmon Obstacle Course, and more! This event will be family friendly, hands-on water science day of fun. Macroinvertebrates and other creek wildlife will be a focus, and we will also share some information about  what individuals can do in their everyday lives to protect […]

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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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Science in the Park

Please join us to hear stories and learn about our crawly creek friends from master storyteller, Will Hornyak,  and local entomologist, Celeste Mazzacano. This event will be family friendly, hands-on water science day of fun. Macroinvertebrates and other creek wildlife will be a focus, and we will also share some information about  what individuals can do in their everyday lives to protect water […]

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Mark Your Calendars: Dragonfly Survey Orientation!

Sign up today to become a dragonfly surveyor with Johnson Creek Watershed Council! As a dragonfly surveyor, you will collect data on dragonfly and damselfly species throughout Johnson Creek. No previous experience is required. Come spend some time in the sun learning about odonates (dragonflies & damselflies) with us! On Saturday June 2nd, from 9:00am-4:00pm, entomologist extraordinaire Celeste […]

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Macroinvertebrate Monitoring 2015

Westmoreland Park, Portland, OR – August 23, 2015 – 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Note: Participants must also attend the training session held the previous Thursday at the Johnson Creek Watershed Council office, Portland, OR – August 20, 2015 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM) Why Conduct Macroinvertebrate Monitoring? Stream restoration work is done to improve habitat for […]

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