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2017 Summer Dragonfly Surveys!

Johnson Creek Watershed Council has a diverse Community Science program that employs the help of local volunteers to survey for native wildlife including salmon, lamprey, steelhead, beavers, and odonates. Odonates are carnivorous insects of the order Odonata, also known as dragonflies and damselflies. The Council has been working with volunteers to survey for dragonflies and […]

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Dragonfly Survey Training – Saturday June 3rd

Do you want to learn about the stunning dragonflies in your neighborhood? Sign up today to become a dragonfly surveyor! As a dragonfly surveyor, you will help JCWC document the distribution of dragonfly and damselfly species throughout Johnson Creek. Scientists are beginning to understand that migratory dragonfly distribution can be an indicator of wetland quality. On […]

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Last Chance: Sign up for Volunteer Fish Surveys!

Did you know that salmon and ancient “eels” swim through Johnson Creek every spring? Learn to see and document this magical migration! Help Johnson Creek Watershed Council document the distribution of native fish species through Johnson Creek. Biologists from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, lamprey experts from Wisdom of the Elders and the PSU Indigenous Nations Studies Program, […]

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Learn to Survey for Lamprey and Steelhead!

Want to learn about wildlife in Johnson Creek? Help Johnson Creek Watershed Council document the distribution of native fish species through Johnson Creek. Biologists from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, lamprey experts from Wisdom of the Elders and the PSU Indigenous Nations Studies Program, and JCWC Staff will provide training and answer any questions. […]

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