6th Annual Salmon Celebration

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) and the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) invite all to a free, public celebration for the restoration of Crystal Springs Creek. The Salmon Celebration will celebrate the significance of the creek restoration work that has brought salmon back to the city. WHAT: 6th Annual Salmon Celebration at Johnson Park WHERE: […]

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Restoration tour by bus: Mitchell Creek

This June, we completed our biggest restoration project in many years.  We removed two culverts on Mitchell Creek that had created a large pond.  This pond not only blocked fish passage, but it heated up the pond to nearly lethal temperatures.  The pond is now gone, and we’ve added large wood structures to provide habitat […]

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Salmon Surveyor Orientation- 2018

It’s that time of year again! Our annual fall salmon surveys begin Thursday, October 11th with Orientation. Training will be provided by biologists from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and JCWC staff. Register below by October 10! Who: Anyone over the age of 16! Individuals between 16 & 18 must be accompanied by an adult. […]

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20th Annual Watershed Wide Results-and Photos!

We are so excited about the results of our 20th Annual Watershed Wide Event on Saturday, March 3, 2018! It was a beautiful sunny day, with many community partners and groups joining together. Everyone got their hands dirty to leave a lasting legacy improving the health of the watershed from Boring down through Milwaukie. We did this through […]

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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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