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Johnson Creek Watershed Council

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The Johnson Creek Watershed Council is a community-based non-profit committed to restoring Johnson Creek. Our mission is to promote restoration and stewardship of a healthy Johnson Creek Watershed through sound science and community engagement.

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Future Events

Saturday
Aug
25
2018
Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 9am-noon
9am-noon
Venue:
@
Mill Park
Come join Johnson Creek Watershed Council for our annual creek clean up! This is part of our ongoing effort to create a healthier and safer Johnson Creek. Please wear sturdy closed-toed shoes you don’t mind getting wet and muddy. Instruction, tools, breakfast fare, BBQ lunch, and water provided. Children are welcome, and must be accompanied by an attentive adult. Ages 18 & under must have a parent-signed waiver to attend. Email courtney@jcwc.org to get this waiver.

Past Events

Thursday
Aug
9
2018
Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 5:30-8:30pm
5:30-8:30pm
Venue:
@
JCWC Offices
You're invited to help JCWC document the distribution of beaver activity in the Johnson Creek watershed with our third year of Beaver Surveys! Orientation will cover beaver ecology, survey methods, and volunteer protocol. No experience is required, but registration is. What: Beaver Surveyor sign-up/orientation, and survey to follow in mid to late August Who: JCWC, Kate Holleran from Metro, and You! Where: JCWC offices located at All-Saint Episcopal Parish Hall at 4033 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR 97202 When: Orientation: Thursday, August 9th, 5:45-8:30pm. Survey dates: (Pick one) 8/11, 8/18, 8/25-26 Why: To document the distribution of beaver, which tells us about how these ecosystem engineers behave in an urban habitat with limited resources. RSVP: Register at jcwc.org/beaver2018 Please feel free to pass this flyer along to any & all family or friends who might be interested. Hope to see you there! Questions? Get in touch with Adrienne at communityscience@jcwc.org or call (503) 652-7477 x 107
Saturday
Jul
21
2018
Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 9am-noon
9am-noon
Join Portland Parks & Recreation, Johnson Creek Watershed Council and the Friends of Errol Heights to complete important ecological enhancement projects at this little gem of a Park. No experience necessary! Wear long thick pants, a long-sleeved shirt and sturdy shoes. Bring a water bottle, rain gear, warm clothes and a sunhat. Instruction, tools, gloves, water, coffee/tea and snacks provided. Children welcome, and must be accompanied by an attentive adult. Ages 18 & under must bring a parent signed waiver to attend alone. Email courtney@jcwc.org for the waiver.
Saturday
Jul
14
2018
Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 9am-noon
9am-noon
Ivy is going DOWN! Join us on a CreekCare landowner’s property to remove this tangley invasive from a high-potential landscape right on Johnson Creek near SE Foster and 120th. The neighboring property went through this process 8 years ago and their land had a healthy native seed bank sleeping in the soil, and it is BEAUTIFUL now! Dress for the weather, wear sturdy closed-toe shoes, bring a water bottle, and be aware that we will be working on a very steep slope. No experience, training provided! We will also bring tools, snacks, and coffee! All ages are welcome. Children 18 & under must bring a parent-signed waiver to attend. Email courtney@jcwc.org.
Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 9am-noon
9am-noon
Ivy is going DOWN! Join us on a CreekCare landowner’s property to remove this tangley invasive from a high-potential landscape right on Johnson Creek near SE Foster and 120th. The neighboring property went through this process 8 years ago and their land had a healthy native seed bank sleeping in the soil, and it is BEAUTIFUL now! WHAT TO BRING: Dress for the weather, wear sturdy closed-toe shoes, bring a water bottle, and be aware that we will be working on a very steep slope. No experience, training provided! We will also bring tools, snacks, and coffee! WHO: Everyone is welcome-if you are under 18 and are planning to attend without a parent or guardian, your parent will need to sign a waiver which you will bring with you to the event. Contact courtney@jcwc.org to get this waiver!
Saturday
Jun
16
2018
Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 9am-noon
9am-noon
Join Portland Parks & Recreation, Johnson Creek Watershed Council and the Friends of Errol Heights to complete important ecological enhancement projects at this little gem of a Park. Task: To be announced! No experience necessary! Wear long thick pants, a long-sleeved shirt and sturdy shoes. Bring a water bottle, rain gear, warm clothes and a sunhat. Instruction, tools, gloves, water, coffee/tea and snacks provided. Children welcome, and must be accompanied by an attentive adult.
Saturday
Jun
9
2018
Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 8:45am-noon
8:45am-noon
Venue:
@
Wisteria Lane
Come join Johnson Creek Watershed Council and the City of Gresham improve the health of Johnson Creek as we mulch hundreds of trees and shrubs!! Mulch helps suppress weed growth and is a great way to recycle organic matter! Mulch also helps improve soil moisture, which will help ensure the highest level of plant survival through the dry summer months. RSVP to JCWC: Email courtney@jcwc.org or call 503.652.7477 ext 101.
Saturday
May
19
2018
Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9am-noon
9am-noon
Join Portland Parks & Recreation, Johnson Creek Watershed Council and the Friends of Errol Heights to complete important ecological enhancement projects at this little gem of a Park. Task: To be announced! No experience necessary! Wear long thick pants, a long-sleeved shirt and sturdy shoes. Bring a water bottle, rain gear, warm clothes and a sunhat. Instruction, tools, gloves, water, coffee/tea and snacks provided. Children welcome, and must be accompanied by an attentive adult.
Saturday
May
12
2018
Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 9am-noon
9am-noon
Come join Johnson Creek Watershed Council and Friends of Trees as we mulch hundreds of native trees and shrubs at Powell Butte Lower Floodplain in SE Portland! Tree Care events help ensure the highest level of plant survival through the dry summer months. RSVP to JCWC: Email courtney@jcwc.org or call 503.652.7477 ext 101.
Saturday
May
5
2018
Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 9am-noon
9am-noon
Mulch with Friends of Tideman Johnson to help summer plant survivorship!
Thursday
May
3
2018
Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm
6:30-7:30pm
Birding communities run deep in the northwest and birders nationwide number around 47 million! Have you ever thought about taking up birding as a hobby, but have yet look into it? Already an avid birder? Whatever the case, join Johnson Creek Watershed Council and the Portland Audobon Society for a special edition Science Talk: A Year in Birds! This family-friendly event will host local experts and birders to discuss some of the amazing flying friends that have graced our watershed over the past year.