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Powell Butte Prairie-Nesting Bird Surveyor Training (online)

Volunteer Event
Join the Johnson Creek Watershed Council and Conservation Insight's community science spring bird survey team at Powell Butte Nature Park, held in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation!
6:00 pm 7:30 pm

Join the Johnson Creek Watershed Council's and Conservation Insight's community science spring bird survey team at Powell Butte Nature Park, held in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation!

Additional information and Registration with Johnson Creek Watershed Council

REQUIRED TRAININGS:

  • Orientation (online): March 27, 6:00-7:30 PM
  • In-person training: Either Friday, March 29, 7:30-9:00 AM or Saturday, March 30, 7:30-9:00 AM

Volunteers must have intermediate or greater birding ID skills and must use their own binoculars. (There will be just a few available to borrow.) All data collection will be through eBird, so you will need an account. (We will help you set this up during the training.) Portland Parks & Recreation policies require a background check and volunteer application to participate in these surveys.

Questions: For more information contact Sara: sara@jcwc.org. Day of event call or text Sara at 971.917.4521.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering to keep Portland's natural area parks healthy, beautiful, and safe for people and wildlife! 

Here are a few tips to get you ready for your stewardship event: 

  • Stay home if you are experiencing symptoms of any contagious illness or have tested positive for Covid-19.  There will be other opportunities to volunteer! 

  • In order to ensure your comfort and safety, please remember to dress for the weather, wear closed-toe, sturdy shoes; long pants and long-sleeved shirts; and be ready to get dirty!  

  • Unless otherwise noted, all events are family-friendly and all ages are welcome to participate. However, children under 14 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult for the duration of the event.  

  • If you are looking for community service to fulfill court requirements, please call 503-823-5121. You must be registered with our program before undertaking any community service. Please say that the event contact person is JCWC's Sara Volk. 

Location

Park Location or Entrance
16160 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, OR 97236