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Job available with JCWC: Restoration Project Manager

Application period:         September 16-October 14, 2021 JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Title: Restoration Project Manager Reports to: Executive Director Status: 30 – 40 hours/week Starting Salary: $23-25 / hour, depending on experience Benefits: Medical & dental insurance, 401(k) match, paid vacation/sick leave/10 holidays WHO WE ARE The Johnson Creek Watershed Council—JCWC—is a community of staff, board and volunteers […]

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Creek Hero Spotlight: Joe Dahlke

Joe Dahlke of North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District was a superstar helper for the Johnson Creek Clean-Up! Not only did he help remove trash from Mill Park in Milwaukie (including a very technically challenging mattress removal) and work with volunteers all day, he also facilitated operations elements like making sure we had a new […]

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Welcome our new AmeriCorps member, Gwyn!

Gwyn Case grew up in the Portland area and earned an undergraduate degree in Fisheries and WildlifeScience at Oregon State University. She has worked as a field biologist with birds on both sides of theUnited States, from Piping Plovers in New York to Bell’s Sparrows in California. Most recently she hascompleted a master’s degree studying […]

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Thank You and Farewell Chuck!

Restoration Project Manager Chuck Lobdell will be leaving JCWC at the end of September to join the environmental team at Knife River. Chuck joined JCWC in the summer of 2017, and out of the gate delivered the fish passage restoration at the Springwater Trail crossing at the North Fork of Johnson Creek. This was the […]

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What’s That Weed?

Introduced Species:  Orange and Meadow Hawkweeds (Hieracium aurantiacum and H. pratense [also listed as H. caespitosum]) Characteristics:  Hawkweeds are low-growing plants with shallow fibrous roots and a basal rosette of elliptical to lanceolate leaves 5–20 cm (2-8 in) long and 1–3 cm (.5-1.5 in) broad.  The flowering stem is usually leafless or has just one or two […]

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