Month: June 2019

A group of 20 people in the forest

Solve(d) it for Earth Day!

We had a great time stewarding Marshall Park with Portland Parks & Recreation and SWNI’s Watershed Resource Center on Saturday April 20th, as part of Solve’s Solve It for Earth Day! It was great to have some youth groups out – a handful from Youth Charity League, who have been keeping the Marshall Park momentum going…
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Various small potted native plants

PCC Sylvania Work Party

Thanks to April Ann Fong, Shannon Ansley, the Habitat Team at PCC Sylvania, and other volunteers, for joining us on the first Saturday of April for a planting party! About 150 plants are currently putting out roots in their new home in the natural area on campus, and volunteers were also able to hand-remove some…
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McKenzie River

TCWC at Conferences: CONNECT & Watershed Management Camp

April 9th to 11th was the annual CONNECT Conference, held in Sunriver this year. This annual gathering of Soil & Water Conservation Districts, Watershed Councils, Land Trusts, and other stewardship organizations, is an opportunity to network and learn from one another. Terri, TCWC’s Executive Director, and Alexis, TCWC’s Program Coordinator, both attended. With different tracks…
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Young adult students in the park

Looking at Blueprints with The Blueprint Foundation

We had a great time with The Blueprint Foundation, leading a hike through the State Natural Area. The Blueprint Foundation “provides youth resources and mentoring where opportunity gaps exist with a focus to uplift, educate, and support the development of black-identified youth and other communities of color.”  Together, we hiked to the Nettle Creek bridge, pausing…
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Flyer - What's going on?

What’s Going On in Marshall Park? Join us to learn!

What’s going on at Marshall Park? Join us there to find out! Tryon Creek Watershed Council and Portland Parks & Recreation are coming together to share watershed info and updates about the bridge work, the new acquisition near Foley-Balmer Natural Area, and more.  We want to seize the opportunity to connect with people who live…
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