West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District’s boundaries encompass a number of watersheds, each unique to location and conditions. Please click on the watersheds and creeks in each watershed to learn more about them.

Also, see the 2015 Report Card on Portland Watersheds.

Columbia River

Columbia River

Multnomah Channel

Sauvie Island

Willamette River

Multnomah Channel 

Crabapple Creek

Ennis Creek

Jackson Creek

Jones Creek

Joy Creek

McCarthy Creek

Miller Creek

Patterson Creek

Raymond Creek 

Tualatin River

Abbey Creek 

Ball Creek

Fanno Creek

McKay Creek

Rock Creek

Willamette River

Balch Creek

Doanne Creek

Johnson Creek

Saltzman Creek

Spring Brook Creek

Terwilliger Creek

Tryon Creek 




River View Cemetery Restoration Project

West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District began working with River View Cemetery in 2012 to restore over 14 acres of forested land covered with highly invasive weeds such as English ivy and “Traveler’s Joy” […]

Hummingbird Hill Forest Restoration Project

In 2013, West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District board member Jane Hartline met Carol Canning at a gathering in Linnton.  They quickly bonded over their distaste of English ivy, in particular the ivy covering […]

floating homes reflected in river
Living on the Water

Multnomah County is home to a number of floating home communities, offering a living experience with a unique set of benefits and challenges. In partnership with Scappoose Bay Watershed Council, we’ve developed a guide to […]