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.
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.
MEYER MEMORIAL TRUST
Meyer Memorial Trust funds Tryon Creek Watershed Council’s racial and environmental equity training.
Tryon Creek Watershed council values these partnerships that support our mission.
FRIENDS OF TRYON CREEK
Friends of Tryon Creek works to inspire and nurture relationships with nature in the Tryon Creek State Natural Area.
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.
METRO REGIONAL GOVERNMENT
Metro protects and restores natural areas throughout the greater Portland region, and offers grants to support restoration, outreach & education.
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.
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.
OREGON STATE PARKS
Oregon State Parks owns and manages Tryon Creek State Natural Area located within the Tryon Creek watershed.
PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus GIS program students complete research projects that explore and document aspects of the Tryon Creek watershed.
PORTLAND PARKS & RECREATION
Portland Parks & Recreation owns and manages Marshall Park, the second-largest natural area in the Tryon Creek watershed.
SOLVE and Tryon Creek Watershed Council collaborate to host restoration work parties within the Tryon Creek watershed.
CITY OF PORTLAND
The Office of Community and Civic Life provides support to community groups within the Tryon Creek watershed neighborhoods of Arnold Creek, Collins View, Markham, Marshall Park, Multnomah and West Portland Park.
WESTSIDE WATERSHED RESOURCE CENTER
WWRC assists neighbors within the Tryon Creek watershed in managing stormwater by offering Stormwater Stars demomstrations, a Tool Loan program, a Native Plant Swap website and assistance in seeking funding for restoration projects.
US FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE
USF&W provides expert biological advice and planning assistance and monitors fish populations in the Tryon Creek watershed.
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.
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.