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14th Annual Watershed Wide Event results!

We had a great Watershed Wide Event this year! Thank you to everyone who played a part! This year, we saw some good trends in decreasing numbers of particularly tricky invasive plants like Garlic mustard and Italian arum at some of our sites, spotted many little critters in the soil and nearby trees, and we…
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Earth Day at Boones Ferry Bridge: Watershed 101 & Planting!

9am-12pm, Saturday April 22, 2023 Join Tryon Creek Watershed Council, Friends of Tryon Creek, and the Bureau of Environmental Services to celebrate Earth Day!   This is a combination of our Watershed 101 Workshops and a volunteer event. First, TCWC and BES staff will share about the Tryon Creek watershed, its fish populations, and the recent Boones…
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Watershed 101 Workshop with Lake Oswego United Church of Christ Green Team

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. Our Watershed 101 Workshop program is a flexible presentation that we follow up with a hands-on work party. TCWC has worked at the Lake Oswego United Church of Christ (LOUCC) for…
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14th Annual Watershed Wide Event

Tryon Creek Watershed Council’s 14th 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 14th Annual Watershed Wide Event on Saturday, March 11, 2023 from 9:00am – 12pm! This is TCWC’s largest annual volunteer event! Join…
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Working with students to reach 200+ community members: Emerald Ash Borer Science Talk

This fall, TCWC worked with a student group in Lewis & Clark College’s ENVS 295: Environmental Engagement course, with Professor Jessica Kleiss. This course is designed to “offer students a practical experience in doing engagement—an admittedly broad concept we sometimes define as conversation toward action.”; each group partners with an off-campus organization and develops a…
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Ivy Pull at Lewis & Clark College

Jack Fiocco, one of our Lewis & Clark College’s Student Representatives on the TCWC Board, coordinated a volunteering event for his peers to remove ivy from trees around campus, particularly near the ravine. Despite the cold and windy weather, 10 students joined him on a Saturday afternoon where they focused on tree ivy work. Focusing…
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Watershed 101 Workshop with Riverdale Grade School

We were glad to put on a Watershed 101 workshop with Riverdale Grade School students! Eighth graders taking a quarterly elective called Environmental Stewardship were able to get outside and get hands-on on campus by removing tree ivy from trees behind the school’s buildings. These trees had clearly been treated for tree ivy before, as…
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Tree Ivy Removal with Cascade Education Corps

It’s always great to spend time with Cascade Education Corps! The past week has been very rainy, and we were lucky that our time spent out in the field together was during a break in the rain on Tuesday! TCWC worked with Cascade Education Corps (CEC) to steward Loll Wildwood Natural Area, where we focused…
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Ivy Removal events with Lewis & Clark students

This fall we’ve had multiple opportunities to get some good work done with Lewis & Clark College students! Each year at the New Student Orientation, student groups spend a few hours on a service project, and as one of the various community partners we were able to work with student groups twice in one day…
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Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) – Science Talk

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Lucky Lab and on Zoom last week! Here is the recording link (Dr Buhl’s presentation begins at 9 minutes in); here is a post-event survey link. Join us at the Lucky Lab, or on Zoom, on Thursday 11/17 for a talk by Dr. Christine Buhl, Oregon…
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