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Machetes, vegetation transects, blackberry grubbing, O my!

Starting September 2019, dedicated students from David Douglas High School have been engaging in hands-on environmental field trips at Leach Botanical Garden in partnership with the Johnson Creek Watershed Council, City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, Friends of Leach Botanical Garden, Portland Parks & Recreation, and several others.  These students are part of a […]

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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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