Johnson Creek

Inside view of Melanie’s experience at Johnson Creek!

Saturday, February 1st, Johnson Creek Watershed Council (JCWC) Speak Creek intern, Melanie, hosted “Oh Deer!” a bilingual event at Leach Botanical Garden. Read below about Melanie’s experience at Johnson Creek Watershed Council Speak Creek as a Russian language intern, and continue scrolling for pictures and the Russian text of this blog piece Melanie wrote as […]

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Lents Park Nature Patch

Portland Parks & Recreation is creating a nature patch at Lents Park – improving habitat for birds and pollinators, adding interesting natural features to explore, and creating places to enjoy. This new natural landscape includes lots of flowering native plants, split-rail fencing, and log and boulder seating. The nature patch re purposes underutilized areas around […]

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Empowered on Powell Butte *MLK WEEKEND 2020*–EVENT FULL AND CLOSED

__________________________________________________________________________________ Due to popular interest, this event is now full and closed. Please do not attend if you are not registered, consider our other open events instead, and thank you for your support! _________________________________________________________________________________ Martin Luther King Junior dedicated his life to service and selflessness. To honor his legacy, we will participate in reflective conversation and […]

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Johnson Creek Habitat Restoration

Join us for invasive species removal to get ready for winter planting! Tools, training, and snacks will be provided. The event will be held on several private properties along Johnson Creek in Milwaukie. Please RSVP HERE.   Task: We will be removing invasive species (blackberry, ivy, clematis, etc.), in order to have these sites ready […]

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Science in the Park

Please join us to hear stories and learn about our crawly creek friends with storytime, bug identification station, Salmon Obstacle Course, and more! This event will be family friendly, hands-on water science day of fun. Macroinvertebrates and other creek wildlife will be a focus, and we will also share some information about  what individuals can do in their everyday lives to protect […]

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