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12th Annual Watershed Wide Event results!

This past Saturday (3/13/21) was Tryon Creek Watershed Council’s 12th Annual Watershed Wide Event! With several changes related to COVID precautions, we had a great turnout and got a lot of great work done! By the numbers, we had 104 volunteers plant 737 native plants, remove invasive species from 1.1 acre of natural areas, and…
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12th Annual Watershed Wide Event: Details & Registration

12th Annual Watershed Wide Event 9am-12pm, Saturday March 13, 2021 Tryon Creek provides critical cool-water refuge for salmonids, and healthy habitat for a variety of other native wildlife and plant species. Join us in supporting this unique urban watershed by volunteering with us to remove invasive plant species and plant native plants.  Usually we’d gather…
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Tryon Creek Watershed Council’s updated Strategic Plan

The Tryon Creek Watershed Council board and staff have finalized our updated Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan will be used as a guiding document as we develop our work plans each year. In 2018, our board voted to incorporate Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) throughout the plan as we began the process of updating.…
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A Year in Review: 2019-2020 with Tryon Creek Watershed Council

We are glad to share with you an annual report on our activities during the 2019-2020 project year (July 1 2019 – June 30 2020), which covers Council updates, successes and programs, including our adaptations in the face of COVID-19. Click here to view or download our 2019-2020 Annual Report. (We suggest downloading to Adobe…
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Boones Ferry Project walk-through

In November, we got to walk through the Boones Ferry culvert project site with colleagues from the Bureau of Environmental Services, Friends of Tryon Creek, & Oregon State Parks, to begin planning how to engage with neighbors, community partners, and volunteers as this exciting project nears completion! A break in the rain made for great timing to see…
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A slope with pulled ivy at the top and volunteers at work pulling more to be chopped

No Ivy Day!

Like so many others, our year has been fundamentally affected by COVID-19; we had a 7- or 8- month hiatus between in-person events, so were so glad to partner with Portland Parks & Recreation and Friends of Marshall & Maricara Parks to host a No Ivy Day site at Marshall Park! Because of the collaboration…
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Let’s talk about fish!

Thank you to everyone who tuned into our fall Science Talk about the fish in the Tryon Creek watershed! We were so glad to be joined by over 45 community members and together learn from Brook Silver at USFWS and Chad Smith at BES, about the fish monitoring study results and fish passage barrier projects…
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Calling teachers & parent volunteers: offering our Watershed 101 Presentation

Calling science teachers and parent volunteers: We’re actively seeking student groups to work with, to share watershed science education. We have a flexible workshop presentation that can be tailored -in topics and duration- based on your needs and interests. We’ve successfully delivered watershed science education to youth via Zoom, and would love to widen our…
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TCWC says farewell and hello to Lewis & Clark student representative Board members

We said a fond farewell this summer to Tryon Creek Watershed Council’s board member and Lewis & Clark student representative Hannah Machiorlete. Hannah Machiorlete has served on our Board for the past several years as a Lewis & Clark student representative; in this role she has helped activate L&C student volunteers for TCWC and worked…
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Watershed 101 Online

We’re pleased to invite you to join us at one or both of our upcoming free Watershed 101 workshops, which will be streamed live via Zoom. Both of these workshops will begin in grounding us in what watersheds are, and include a brief virtual tour of the Tryon Creek watershed.  Please sign up -for either…
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