Johnson Creek Days kicks off Aug. 27 with creek cleanup

The Johnson Creek Watershed Council is kicking off the Johnson Creek Days with a creek clean-up event on Saturday, August 27, 2011.

Volunteers will be helping the watershed council remove trash and debris from Johnson Creek  and help improve fish and wildlife habitat.

The creek cleanup includes the creek in Tideman Johnson Park.

Sign in is from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Mill Park in Milwaukie (off Johnson Creek Blvd. at S.E. Linwood Ave. and S.E. Overland St.

Clean-up is from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Complimentary barbecue food and ice cream will be served afterwards until 2:00 p.m.

Groups are welcomed. Volunteers will need to bring work gloves and wear clothing suitable for working in or around the creek.

Children under the the age of 12 are required to be accompanied by an adult and will be assigned to Mill Park.

Pre-registration is required. Contact Amy Lodholz at or call 503-652-7477 to pre-register.

There is no Friends of Tideman Johnson Park work party on Sept. 3. The next work party is Sat., Oct. 1., 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Download Johnson Creek Cleanup Poster (PDF)