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CANCELLED- Powell Butte Prairie-Nesting Bird Surveyor Training 2020

=============== “JCWC is postponing indefinitely our Community Science bird surveys at Powell Butte this spring because of public health concerns. We know our surveyors have been looking forward to year #2 of these surveys, we believe it is best to postpone these surveys to such a time when directions from our Governor on social distancing […]

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Savannah Sparrow Survey Orientation

Above: A Savannah Sparrow resting on rock in Moraine Park! Photo credit to Rachel Ames, courtesy of National Parks Service webpage. Calling all seasoned birders! JCWC, Conservation Insight and Portland Parks & Recreation to begin an exciting new project monitoring Savannah Sparrow and other prairie nesting birds at Powell Butte Nature Park. If you have intermediate […]

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Savannah Sparrow Survey Orientation

Above: A Savannah Sparrow resting on rock in Moraine Park! Photo credit to Rachel Ames, courtesy of National Parks Service webpage. Calling all seasoned birders! JCWC, Conservation Insight and Portland Parks & Recreation to begin an exciting new project monitoring Savannah Sparrow and other prairie nesting birds at Powell Butte Nature Park. If you have intermediate […]

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Bare Root Planting at Powell Butte-CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW FORECAST

  Unfortunately we had to cancel this event due to the snow forecast. Come join us at Watershed Wide to get your planting fix–March 2. There are still spots left to register but sites are filling fast–here’s the link! http://www.jcwc.org/events/wwe21/ WHAT- RESTORATION PLANTING-We will be planting 250 bare root native plants on top of Powell Butte, […]

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Students at Powell Butte- Ecology Scavenger Hunt & Planting

Students participating in an ecology scavenger hunt, observing a pile of bones

Throughout January, nearly 200 students traveled to Powell Butte Natural Area to steward and learn about the beautiful park. Johnson Creek Watershed Council partnered with Friends of Trees and Portland Parks & Recreation’s Stewardship Program for the second year in a row to facilitate service learning trips for 8 classes! Clackamas County Water Environment Services […]

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