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Volunteer Appreciation on the Butte

It sure was swell to see you all last weekend! Thanks for coming so we could appreciate you, all of your work that keeps the Council pumping, and see your faces (under the masks).  So what happened? We met on Powell butte and had a restoration tours from former Parks Ecologist Mart Hughes, a lichen […]

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Beaver surveys 2021

Beavers are incredibly important to streams and wetlands. Not content to simply find an ecosystem, beavers go a step further than most animals and make their own ecosystem. These “ecosystem engineers” create the ponds where they live by building dams which transform swift-flowing creeks to tranquil ponds. In the process, they also create habitat for […]

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Looking Back at 4 years of Bilingual Nature Program

By: Tiffany Mancillas The Bilingual Nature program focuses on creating public events for communities on a relevant environmental topic in their native language with youth from the communities leading all planning, implementation and follow up communications. Interns are paid $15 per hour and receive professional development training and experiences around the watershed. This year we […]

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Helen’s Bilingual Internship at JCWC!

By: Helen Chen During my internship at the Johnson Creek Watershed Council, I learned so much about environmental conservation and working directly with a community. Words cannot express my gratitude for having the opportunity to work under the council for the duration of my internship. In my internship, I explored beautiful landscapes and learned about […]

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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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