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Welcome, Chuck!

Chuck recently joined the Johnson Creek Watershed Council as the Restoration Project Manager.  A University of Idaho grad (B.S. Fisheries, ’93; M.S. Wildlife, ’96) Chuck brings 21 years of experience in protecting and restoring floodplain and estuarine habitats, with special emphasis on fish passage design.  From site selection and project initiation to project design on […]

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Johnson Creek Days are approaching!

What are Johnson Creek Days? They are a reflective time in September where we can thank you for all of your volunteer work and think deeply about the watershed, and just let loose and have some fun! This year on the lineup we have: Geology Science Talk- Date TBT Wed., Sept. 20, , 5:30pm-7:30 PM – […]

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Join us for the 10th Annual Johnson Creek Clean-Up!

Our 10th Annual Johnson Creek Clean-Up is coming up soon! It’s next Saturday the 26th – make sure you’ve registered! Click HERE for the registration form and details. What-To-Bring pro tips: -Some cash: we’re having an awesome raffle! Details below. -A change of clothes for the journey home -Lawn games to share if you’ve got ’em! […]

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Volunteers needed: Salmon Celebration approaching!

SIGN UP for a 2-hour shift between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The 2017 Salmon Celebration will be held at Westmoreland Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.on Sunday, September 24. We need volunteers earlier that morning to set up tables and canopies, and afterwards to help with take down.  During the event itself, we need people to help with the […]

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Creek Cleanups in the 1970s

Though the Johnson Creek Cleanup celebrates its 10th anniversary on  August 26, previous generations had neighborhood cleanups going back at least to the early 1970s. “There was a group called the Oregon Yacht Club that started the cleanups,” recalls Don Carlson. “My company put a team together to improve the corporate image around the time […]

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