By Jan Mehaffy – JCWC’s Fish Passage Technician Despite snow, rain, and wind, our watershed-wide assessment of potential fish passage barriers continues! Last year, our volunteers and interns collected baseline information on more than 180 culverts and stream crossings—this was a huge help in reducing the number of culverts we needed to visit with our […]
Green 4, a team of six young adults based out of the Pacific Region campus in Sacramento, California, served with the Johnson Creek Watershed Council from January 16 to March 20, 2014 for their Second Round Project. During their 9 week stay in the Greater Portland area, the team removed invasive species such as English Ivy and Himalayan Blackberry along Johnson […]
Groundwork Portland is looking for interns and volunteers! Groundwork Portland is a non-profit organization that brings about sustainable, community-led improvement of the physical environment in low-income areas, while promoting environmental and social justice. Their project areas include reusing brownfields, training youth for green jobs, and restoring urban water and soil. They are looking for interns […]
On Monday, January 20th, 2014 (also known as MLK Day) over 90 volunteers came out to the Eastmoreland Golf Course and spent their Monday morning volunteering, and giving back to their community Volunteers of all ages participated in streamside planting and removal of invasive species along the banks of the Johnson Creek. Jermaine Carey, a Virginia native, participated […]
City of Portland, Oregon floodplain restoration project near Foster Road in East Lents from fall 2010 to December 2012.