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Science in the Park

Please join us to hear stories and learn about our crawly creek friends with storytime, bug identification station, Salmon Obstacle Course, and more! This event will be family friendly, hands-on water science day of fun. Macroinvertebrates and other creek wildlife will be a focus, and we will also share some information about  what individuals can do in their everyday lives to protect […]

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Wild Gresham!

Biologist, Katie Holzer, and photographer, Caz Zyvatkauskas, and JCWC would like to invite you to Wild Gresham! Saturday, March 16th from 11am-12pm at the Gresham City library. Can you guess which two animals that live in the watershed have orange teeth? Join us for some environmental educational fun! Photos and video from Caz’s portfolio will be […]

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Rain in an Urban Jungle: Pollution, flooding, and erosion

RSVP REQUIRED for this event! Water that washes from yards, streets and parking lots often flows directly into our waterways, which is detrimental to wildlife, including Threatened and Endangered salmon species. Actions we take as a community and as individuals can decrease this impact. This stormwater science talk is an opportunity to learn how we […]

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Let’s talk about rocks, baby. Geology Science Talk

Come Join us for a pint and in depth presentation on the rocky history of Oregon’s geomorphology. Volcanoes, catastrophic floods, and the oldest rocks in the Willamette Valley: Oregon’s dramatic geologic history is often obscured by vegetation, but Johnson Creek cuts a swath through the layer cake of the geology of Gresham and SE Portland. […]

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Science Talk! Wastewater to Wetlands: Birds as an Indicator of Water Quality

From Wastewater to Wetlands: A Stunning Story of Restoration for Birds Thursday, April 27, 2017 7:00-8:00 pm Happy Valley Station 13551 Southeast 145th Ave., Happy Valley   Learn about an inspiring local example of green infrastructure and how it affects wildlife, community, and water quality. Grab a bite and a beverage to enjoy during this […]

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