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Leach Botanical Garden’s “Back 5;” a Hidden Gem’s Hidden Gem

Tucked back off SE Foster Road, where 122nd Avenue crosses Johnson Creek, is one of Portland’s lesser-known treasures: Leach Botanical Garden, named for John and Lilla Leach, who lived on the property beginning in the 1930s. They transformed “Sleepy Hollow,” as they called it then, from a pig farm to a showcase for plants, with […]

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Welcome, Adrienne!

This March, Adrienne Moat joined the Johnson Creek Watershed Council team as our Community Outreach Coordinator! We are happy to welcome Adrienne from her previous position as a Development Assistant working at the Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA). As Community Outreach Coordinator, Adrienne keeps the wheels turning on JCWC’s efforts to be more […]

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