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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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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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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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Thank you 2021 Clean-Up volunteers!

Thank you to 213 volunteers who cleaned 14 sites over 7 miles in the creek on Saturday, August 21, 2021! What a fun day- more details, weird trash pics, and tonnage to come soon! Did you volunteer with us at the Clean-Up? We want to hear about your experience! Please let us know how it […]

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