News Archive

Annual Celebration -May 25

Thursday, May 25, 2017 is the date for our Annual Celebration.  Held once again at Kaul Auditorium at Reed College, this year’s Celebration will feature Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish as the keynote speaker.  The fun will begin at 5 p.m. with a social hour and silent auction.  Dinner and the program begin at 6.  […]

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THANK YOU Watershed Wide Volunteers!

A big THANK YOU to all of  you who took part in Watershed Wide 2017! An estimated 370 volunteers came out to plant 7,000 native trees and shrubs, remove 5 acres of invasive species, and eat 39 pizzas!!! There are so many jobs putting on Watershed Wide. 20 special volunteers helped organize and manage the event as site leaders, […]

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Storytelling: How AmeriCorps has shaped JCWC

Last week was AmeriCorps Week! AmeriCorps is important to Johnson Creek Watershed Council and we are using the power of story to share about it. Here are some stories and anecdotes from those AmeriCorps members who have been engaged with JCWC’s work, past and present. JCWC has hosted several AmeriCorps members serving the council directly, and […]

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Farewell to our rock star NCCC crew!

NCCC Team Green 2 are our rock stars of this planting season! The crew of 10… -Planted over 12,000 plants in our riparian area. -Removed massive amounts of invasive species. -Facilitated service learning trips – from helping 4th graders plant at Johnson Creek Park, to building bug hotels with high schoolers from Mt. Scott Learning […]

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Lampreys Spawning in Crystal Springs!

This is our first year of sending volunteers to survey the watershed for lampreys and steelhead, and already we have some exciting news to report. On February 18, the very first day of the surveys, volunteers Jay Chu and Alan Lumpkin captured photos and video of five western brook lamprey spawning in Crystal Springs! Way […]

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