Volunteer Opportunities

There are many opportunities to volunteer in the Tualatin Basin to improve watershed conditions.  The events are sponsored by the Council and many of its partners.

If you are interested in more specific information or opportunities, use the Contact Us button on the right to ask our coordinator about opportunities or call our coordinator at 503 846-4810.

North Fork Gales Creek Volunteer Planting

North Fork Gales Creek Volunteer Planting

Volunteer Planting
By replacing invasives with native plants, you provide habitat for native animals and amphibians.  When the work is done next to a stream you improve the water quality for the aquatic species that live in the stream.

 

 

Spawning Survey Training next to Gales Creek

Spawning Survey Training next to Gales Creek

Spawning Surveys
Council sponsors spawning survey training sessions by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW). Following the training, volunteers are encouraged to survey specified areas of Gales Creek.

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2016 Coho Salmon Surveys and Observations

 

Chelam Mountain Tour

Chelam Mountain tour of Metro property acquisition

 

 

Tours

The Council and its many partners host tours in the Tualatin Watershed to provide their members and the public hands on information about what is taking place in the basin.

 

 

 

2005 Watershed Event Display Area

2005 Watershed Event Display Area

Workshops and Conferences
The Council and its partners sponsor workshops and conferences to acquaint the citizens of the basin with information about the basin and how their actions can either help or harm the watershed.