Join Daniel Newberry, Executive Director of JCWC, and Noah Jenkins, Riparian Program Manager on a biking tour of past and present restoration projects in the Johnson Creek Watershed. On this tour you will get insight into the process of restoring habitat in the stream and in the riparian area including site selection, plant selection, and invasive removal techniques. You will also learn about the impact that restoration has on fish habitat, erosion control, and how we are working with beavers!
What: Biking tour along the Springwater Trail of habitat restoration sites in the Johnson Creek Watershed.
When: Tuesday, September 12th, 2023 from 5:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Meet at Westmoreland Park (directions emailed to you after registration), bike to Tideman Johnson Natural Area and Errol Heights. The ride is 2.5 miles one-way from Westmoreland Park to Errol Heights.
How to prepare: This event will happen rain or shine, so dress for weather: rain coat, warm layers, sun hat, and sunscreen as necessary. Wear sturdy, close-toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring a filled water bottle and a snack. Participants must provide their own bike.
We will provide: Snacks
Health and Safety: We will follow current Oregon Health Authority guidelines. Masks are not required, but encouraged in indoor spaces where social distancing is not possible. Stay home if you are experiencing symptoms of any contagious illness or have had recent contact with someone exhibiting symptoms of any illness.
Children are welcome at this event with an attentive adult.
Accessibility: This event will require the ability to leisurely bike for up to two hours on a fairly flat stretch of the Springwater Trail. Some standing, walking, and squatting may be required. All biking is on paved roads/trails.