Partners & Funders

Tryon Creek Watershed Council partners with organizations that provide scientific expertise, conservation resources and funding to accomplish much more than we could on our own. We host quarterly Stewardship Committee meetings that bring organizations together for project coordination and planning.

 

Funders

Special thanks to these organizations that provide funding in support of the council’s mission.

CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO

City of Lake Oswego Habitat Enhancement Program funds Tryon Creek Watershed Council restoration projects involving landowners in the Nettle Creek sub watershed, located in the southern section of the Tryon Creek watershed.

CITY OF PORTLAND

The Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) Community Watershed Stewardship Program funds the Tryon Creek Watershed Council mobile Watershed 101 Workshop and annual Watershed Wide Event.

CLACKAMAS COUNTY SWCD

Clackamas County Soil & Water Conservation District partner grant funding increases our organizational resiliency and capacity and project grant funds help us to develop and complete more complex restoration projects.

OREGON WATERSHED ENHANCEMENT BOARD

The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Small Grant program funds many Tryon Creek Watershed Council restoration projects.

WEST MULTNOMAH SWCD

West Multnomah SWCD partner support funding increases our organizational resiliency and capacity, and helps us to develop and complete more complex restoration projects.

 

Partners

Tryon Creek Watershed council values these partnerships that support our mission.

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FRIENDS OF TRYON CREEK

Friends of Tryon Creek works to inspire and nurture relationships with nature in the Tryon Creek State Natural Area.

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LEWIS AND CLARK LAW SCHOOL

Lewis and Clark Law School partners with Tryon Creek Watershed Council to restore and protect forested and riparian land adjacent to Tryon Creek State Natural Area.

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METRO REGIONAL GOVERNMENT

Metro protects and restores natural areas throughout the greater Portland region, and offers grants to support restoration, outreach & education.

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NETWORK OF OREGON WATERSHED COUNCILS

Network of Oregon Watershed Councils supports watershed councils throughout the state by increasing council capacity, representing councils with key partners and funders, and convening council staff and board members to learn from each other.

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NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ASSOCIATION

NOAA partners with Tryon Creek Watershed Council to improve fish habitat along Tryon Creek with research and stewardship in the areas of fisheries, climate, weather, ocean and coastal habitats.

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OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

ODFW monitors fish populations in the Tryon Creek watershed.

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OREGON STATE PARKS

Oregon State Parks owns and manages Tryon Creek State Natural Area located within the Tryon Creek watershed.

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PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus GIS program students complete research projects that explore and document aspects of the Tryon Creek watershed.

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PORTLAND PARKS & RECREATION

Portland Parks & Recreation owns and manages Marshall Park, the second-largest natural area in the Tryon Creek watershed.

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SOLVE and Tryon Creek Watershed Council collaborate to host restoration work parties within the Tryon Creek watershed.

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SOUTHWEST NEIGHBORHOODS, INC.

Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. serves several City of Portland neighborhood associations within the Tryon Creek watershed; Arnold Creek, Collins View, Markham, Marshall Park, Multnomah and West Portland Park.

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WESTSIDE WATERSHED RESOURCE CENTER

WWRC assists landowners within the Tryon Creek watershed in managing stormwater by offering Stormwater Stars demomstrations, a Tool Loan program, Native Plant Swap website and seeking grant funding for restoration projects.

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US FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE

USF&W provides expert biological advice and planning assistance and monitors fish populations in the Tryon Creek watershed.

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VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

Vanderbilt University’s Alternative Spring Break students spend a week in service, including a day outside with Tryon Creek Watershed Council on a guided hike and restoration work.

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YOUTH CHARITY LEAGUE

YCL plants the seed of compassion in children ages eight to 18 by aligning family-friendly volunteer and education opportunities with local community service and conservation organizations.