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7th Annual Science Symposium: Live Webinar

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come listen to speakers from academia, agencies and nonprofits present their watershed science research, monitoring and restoration in the Johnson Creek Watershed during this virtual event. Panelists will be grouped into two sessions, each of which will be followed by a question-and-answer session. No cost to join! More information to come.

This no-cost Zoom webinar will be held from 1-3:40 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19.  Preregistration is required. Register HERE.

Session 1 (1:10-2:15):

  • Spatial and seasonal variations of microplastic concentrations in Portland’s freshwater – Rebecca Talbot (Portland State University)
  • Assessing (chasing) turbidity and sediment in upper Johnson Creek – Adam Stonewall (US Geological Survey)
  • Six years, seven culverts: Restoring fish passage in North Fork Johnson Creek – Daniel Newberry (Johnson Creek Watershed Council)
  • Understanding beaver habitats using SETS framework in Johnson Creek, Portland – Arun Pallathadka (Portland State University)

Break (2:15-2:30)

Session 2 (2:30-3:41)

  • Potential impacts of the Emerald Ash Borer in Johnson Creek – Julia Bond (Portland Bureau of Environmental Services)
  • Legacies of inequality: uncovering connections between historic socioeconomic inequality and urban forest health in Portland, OR – Jason Maxfield (Reed College)
  • The biggest lab on campus – Julia Michaels (Reed College)
  • Stormwater ponds as toxic sinks or valuable habitat for amphibians? – Max Lambert (Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife)



October 19
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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