Earth Day: Mulch About Town

Join JCWC and the City of Gresham for a fun and important day of plant care! We’ll be meeting at Liberty Ave (AKA Ochioto) site to mulch many new plantings and remove invasive species around them that hinder biodiversity. Big thanks to Paul Rayburn for snapping the picture above. WHY: Mulching provides many benefits to […]

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Collaboration and Commitment Transform Tideman Johnson

Meet Marianne Colgrove, Reed College Deputy Chief Information Officer and beloved JCWC board member! Her love for Johnson Creek is so strong that she is also an important contributing member for the volunteer group Friends of Tideman Johnson Natural Area.  Read below a piece she has written for our quarterly newsletter in which she shares […]

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Livestaking Trees with Crystal Springs Partnership

Crystal Springs Partnership and Portland Parks & Recreation team up on the regular in the name of habitat restoration! Thursday, January 17th, they will be mulching plants and livestaking native trees at the Brannen Property Natural Area near Westmoreland Park. WHY: Livestaking involves driving freshly cut tree branches into the bare ground. When conditions are […]

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Mulching with City of Gresham

WHAT:Come join Johnson Creek Watershed Council and the City of Gresham as together we improve the health of Johnson Creek by mulching hundreds of trees and shrubs! Mulch helps suppress weed growth and is a great way to recycle organic matter! Mulch also helps improve soil moisture, which will help ensure the highest level of plant […]

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Mulching with Friends of Trees

Come join Johnson Creek Watershed Council, Portland Parks and Recreation, and Friends of Trees as we mulch hundreds of native trees and shrubs at Powell Butte Lower Floodplain in SE Portland! Tree Care events help ensure the highest level of plant survival through the dry summer months. Where- Closest Address: 5465 SE Circle Ave, Portland, OR […]

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