This past winter, 51 dedicated volunteers surveyed seven mile-long reaches of Johnson Creek for evidence of three different fish species: steelhead trout, Pacific lamprey, and brook lamprey. Evidence of these species can come in many forms, including live sightings, carcasses, or redds (nests) made of small rocks from the bottom of the creek. Lamprey are an important part […]
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 […]
Johnson Creek Watershed Council’s No Ivy Day volunteers were recently featured in this East Portland News Article. Check out what our hardworking volunteers have to say!