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Wild Gresham: Community Talk on Wildlife

On Saturday February 11th, a crowd of excited families swelled around Gresham City Library. This crowd of 42 folks gathered for the long awaited Wild Gresham event, a community talk on wildlife hosted by the City of Gresham and Johnson Creek Watershed Council. The event revealed all the beautiful wildlife that live in Gresham’s Johnson […]

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Movie: Filmed near Johnson Creek

Bad Samaritan Productions is a Clackamas County-based film production company shooting part of their movie in the vicinity of SE Harney & Johnson Creek Blvd.  They’re using the parking lot of Precision Castparts Corp as a base camp.  Instead of accepting the site location fee payment, Precision Castparts asked the filmmakers to donate that payment […]

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Council Seeks Farmers

Do you own or work at a farm or nursery or other agricultural business in the upper Johnson Creek watershed?  We have an opening for a Council/Board member to represent agricultural interests.  If you are interested–or know of anyone who might be–please contact our Executive Director, Daniel Newberry, at 503-652-7477 x103 or

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JCWC Interns Rocked the Urban Ecology Conference!

On Monday, February 6, hundreds of Portland-area scientists gathered for the Urban Ecosystem Research Consortium (UERC), an annual conference with speakers and posters on local ecology. JCWC staff were in attendance, and two of our interns made excellent contributions this year! Adam Nayak, Stormwater Outreach Intern, gave a dynamic talk on his own stormwater infrastructure […]

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