Celebrating Bilingual Nature Johnson Creek’s Maiden Year

This spring and summer JCWC hired two youth as Bilingual Nature interns, Rita via Verde NW, and Lucero via Lents Youth Initiative. Both second-generation immigrants born in Portland, Rita and Lucero spent 3+ months learning about environmental restoration projects, outreach strategies, event planning, and ecology. Bilingual Nature Johnson Creek is a program begun in the […]

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Welcome Our New Bilingual Johnson Creek Intern!

Meet Lucero! One of our newest Bilingual Johnson Creek Interns, and a high school student from Portland, Oregon. JCWC’s Bilingual Nature Johnson Creek program provides a paid opportunity to youth interns from historically under-served, and immigrant & refugee communities located in the Johnson Creek watershed. In this case, Lucero joins our team of interns thanks […]

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Community Workshop on Selecting Trees for your Home

Want to learn about what trees to place in your yard or planting strip? Join the Lents and Brentwood-Darlington Tree Teams and Julie Fukuda from Urban Forestry for a FREE community workshop! Event is a colloboration between Urban Forestry, Green Lents, and Johnson Creek Watershed Council. In this workshop, Lents community members will explore interesting tree […]

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Fall Planting at Lents Village

Come lend a hand adding new native plants around the Lents Village Senior Apartments on Saturday, October 22nd from 10am-1pm. Snacks and garden tools are provided. Located at 10325 SE Holgate Blvd, on Trimet Line 17. Hosted by Green Lents! Fall Planting Poster

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Brentwood-Darlington/Lents Inventory Work Day #3

Meet others in your neighborhood, learn tree identification skills, and contribute to the future planning of our urban forest! Tree Team Leaders will lead teams of volunteers in collecting information on street trees in assigned neighborhood cross sections. Data collected will include tree species, health, diameter (DBH), and site conditions. Surveys require two to three hours of […]

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