The Sandy River Watershed Council, is hosting a Beaver Creek Brunch on Saturday May 4th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Skyland Pub in Troutdale. This is an opportunity for community members to learn about their local creek from organizations who work to protect it.
Topics covered at this event include:
• An Overview of the New Salmon Safe Projects at Mt. Hood Community College, presented by Steve Wise, Sandy River Watershed Council;
• The Impact of K-12 Environmental Education and Restoration Programs Along the Banks of Beaver Creek, presented by Ecology in Classrooms and Outdoors (ECO);
• At Home Restoration for Rural Landowners Supported by the Streamcare Program, presented by Lucas Nipp, East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District;
• The Challenges of Replacing the Beaver Creek North bridge, presented by Tim Seery, City of Troutdale; and
• Are There Really Fish in Beaver Creek?, presented by Roy Iwai, Multnomah County.
Admission to the event is free with food and drinks available for purchase. Presentations are from 11 am to 12 pm with time for questions and informal discussion before and after. Tour the adjacent Stark Street culvert rebuilt to allow fish passage in 2017, with Multnomah County's water Quality Program Manager, Roy Iwai, after the event.
Register on Eventbrite or Facebook (@SandyWatershed). Contact Melissa Cannell, SRWC Community Engagement Specialist, for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org / 971-220-5089