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Boones Ferry Project Tour & replanting with Cascade Education Corps

Just a few days before our Watershed Wide Event, TCWC had an exciting day in the field both with a student group and with several board members and partners: On Thursday March 10th, TCWC’s Coordinator was out in the field with Cascade Education Corps (CEC), a program providing experiential education for underserved youth in the Tigard-Tualatin…
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13th Annual Watershed Wide Event results

Across 8 sites, we got a lot done! In total we had 157 volunteers, including 58 youth, who came out to volunteer to steward the watershed. Together we planted 747 native plants, removed invasive plants from .9 acre; some of this was dense stands of invasives, and some of this was a larger area with sparser…
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Let’s talk about Turtles in Tryon! Science Talk

RSVP Here! Join us during lunchtime on Zoom on Tuesday, April 12th, for a science talk about turtles in the Tryon Creek watershed. Laura Guderyahn (currently a PhD student at Portland State University and Member of the Northwest Ecological Research Institute), will talk about native turtles in Oregon, where she is finding turtles in the…
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13th Annual Watershed Wide Event

Join us in supporting the unique urban Tryon Creek watershed by volunteering to remove invasive plant species and plant native plants for Tryon Creek Watershed Council’s 13th Annual Watershed Wide Event on Saturday, March 12, 2022 from 9am-12pm! This year, with continued COVID-19 precautions, we’ll be working in smaller groups and meeting directly at the…
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No Ivy Day: helping along a new trail!

We were lucky to have a rain-free morning at this fall’s No Ivy Day, an annual event with concurrent work parties across the region. Thanks to the volunteers who joined us, including a birthday group and Wells High School Key Club students – together, the 20 of us pulled about 800 square feet of English…
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TCWC’s Watershed 101 Workshop

Tryon Creek Watershed Council’s Watershed 101 Workshop program: Each fall and spring, we seek to work with groups to share watershed science education and implement hands-on restoration in the Tryon Creek watershed. We have a flexible workshop presentation that can be tailored -in topics and duration- based on your group’s needs and interests. We’ve successfully…
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Tryon Creek’s Amphibians: Science Talk!

Let’s talk about Tryon Creek’s Amphibians! Join us during lunchtime on Zoom on Thursday, November 18th, for a science talk about amphibians in the Tryon Creek watershed. Char Corkran, of Northwest Ecological Research Institute (NERI), will talk about the amphibians of Tryon Creek, their life histories, how to help them, and what to do when…
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A Year in Review: 2020-2021 with Tryon Creek Watershed Council

We are glad to share with you an annual report on our activities during the 2020-2021 project year (July 1 2020 – June 30 2021), which covers Council updates, successes and programs, including our updated Strategic Plan. Click here to view or download our 2020-2021 Annual Report (two-page view recommended) (We suggest enabling two-page view…
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Let’s talk about urban coyotes! Lunchtime Science Talk

Let’s talk about Portland’s coyotes with the Portland Urban Coyote Project! Join us during lunchtime on Zoom on Tuesday, June 15th, for a science talk about urban coyotes. Zuriel van Belle, Project Director for the Portland Urban Coyote Project (PUCP), will talk about how to identify coyotes and their signs, what to do when you…
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Planting at Boones Ferry culvert project

When the Boones Ferry culvert project began, we knew it would be a great chance to bring community members together on-site. On May 22nd, we were able to hold a planting event with Friends of Tryon Creek & Oregon State Parks. With 11 volunteers, we installed 360 plants! It was a joy to have a…
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