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Silent Auction Sneak Preview

We’ve put together our biggest silent auction yet for our Annual Celebration on Thursday, May 25 at Reed College, thanks to the generosity of 50 local businesses and individuals.  Some of our bigger packages include: Lodging/dinner/aquarium visit in Newport Stay at Skamania Lodge Weekend at Sunriver Hiker’s package Wine package Not to mention sailing lessons, […]

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Wildflower Hike on Powell Butte

Learn about the very special wildflowers and restoration projects of Powell Butte with two local experts. WHEN: Sunday, June 4, 9:00am-11:00am We have room for only 13 to join so sign up quick HERE! The wildflower walk will be led by Mart Hughes (former Ecologist for Portland Parks and Recreation) and Daniel Newberry (Executive Director […]

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Game on, Garlic Mustard!

  You’d scarcely think to look twice at it: to all appearances, garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) seems an inconspicuous bit of green in a sea of more green. Then time goes by…and it IS the sea of green! This pernicious invasive plant out-competes native species through a combination of its growth pattern (early emergence and […]

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Exciting Science on!

Our watershed is a fascinating place full of wildlife, beauty, and water quality challenges. The Johnson Creek Watershed Council aims to make it easier for you, the community, to participate in and learn about science in your watershed. We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to create an online science clearinghouse, and sections of that […]

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Help Monitor Dragonflies in Johnson Creek

Help Monitor Dragonflies in Johnson Creek  What: Dragonfly Survey Orientation When: Saturday June 3rd 9:30am-4:30pm (With optional happy hour afterwards) Where: JCWC Offices (1900 SE Milport Road Suite B. Milwaukie, OR 97222) Who: Open to all! No previous experience required. Must be able to walk on uneven ground at local wetland sites. RSVP Today Are you curious about the colorful dragonflies […]

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