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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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Creekside Scavenger Hunt

The Creekside Scavenger Hunt is Part 4 of Johnson Creek Days! YIPEE! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED! WHAT- Bike or walk with us for a zany educational scavenger hunt for all ages on the Springwater Corridor Trail. Designed by a local scavenger hunt MASTER-we promise, it will not disappoint! WHEN- Thursday, October 11, 5pm-7pm WHERE […]

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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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Salmon Celebration

Fourth Annual Westmoreland Park Salmon Celebration Roasting salmon at the 2016 event Photo- JessicaMaurer The Salmon Celebration at Westmoreland Park is an annual community gathering to welcome the return of salmon to the city of Portland, Oregon. Each fall we come together along the banks of Crystal Springs Creek to celebrate the renewal of salmon runs […]

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Let’s talk about rocks, baby. Geology Science Talk

Come Join us for a pint and in depth presentation on the rocky history of Oregon’s geomorphology. Volcanoes, catastrophic floods, and the oldest rocks in the Willamette Valley: Oregon’s dramatic geologic history is often obscured by vegetation, but Johnson Creek cuts a swath through the layer cake of the geology of Gresham and SE Portland. […]

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