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Our Fabulous Winter Interns

  The Johnson Creek Watershed Council works with many interns each year, from bilingual, community science data, to watershed engagement interns. They keep the wheels at the council turning, working in seasonal cohorts to recruit volunteers, manage data, acquire donations, create events, provide IT and event support, and spread the word via social and traditional […]

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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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Robin Jenkinson Discusses State of the Watershed Report on KBOO Radio

Robin Jenkinson, JCWC`s Restoration Coordinator, appeared on KBOO Community Radio`s Locus Focus show to discuss the 2012 State of the Watershed Report.   The episode looks at several areas of concern in the Johnson Creek Watershed:  fish and  wildlife, shade and temperature, stream flow, turbidity,  pollution and a 2020 vision for the creek. Listen to the episode.

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