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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Farewell, Jack!

– Jack Halsey, Outreach an Riparian Specialist, Confluence AmeriCorps Member 2018-2019 The past year serving with JCWC has been amazing. I have grown so much personally and professionally, and have met the most amazing people. It has been inspiring to see the dedication of community members, partners, and Council staff, board, and volunteers in this […]

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Students at Powell Butte- Ecology Scavenger Hunt & Planting

Students participating in an ecology scavenger hunt, observing a pile of bones

Throughout January, nearly 200 students traveled to Powell Butte Natural Area to steward and learn about the beautiful park. Johnson Creek Watershed Council partnered with Friends of Trees and Portland Parks & Recreation’s Stewardship Program for the second year in a row to facilitate service learning trips for 8 classes! Clackamas County Water Environment Services […]

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What happened in Riparian World?

What happened during this 2016-17 planting season at JCWC? We’ve broken it down by the numbers!  Pictured above: Our NCCC AmeriCorps Crew, without which many of the following numbers would be much lower! This field season, in the riparian program, this is what happened: WHERE? Where were we working? We worked in 7 public parks […]

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