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“Sammy the Salmon”

425-316-8592

What is a watershed? The large area of land around a stream that drains to that stream.

What is a riparian zone? The area of vegetation next to a stream that affects the ecology of that stream. 

What are benthic macroinvertebrates? Aquatic life with no spines that you can see without a microscope living on the bottom of streams. 

Can I see how they are linked together with fish? Look at Fresh Waters Flowing from the Video Section of the Nature Store. Enjoy - its free!

Is there a light hearted introduction on how to inventory and monitor streams?  Get the Streamkeeper starring Bill Nye the Science Guy just released on DVD! 

Announcements

Elevated Nature Trail 55% complete!

Progress Report


New Visitor Enjoys the View

Trout Stream Exhibit Has Trout


Last year 121 Cutthroat trout were transferred from North Creek to the Trout Stream Exhibit...they seem to be doing fine along with the company of some fresh water mussels and crawfish.

Some Old But Good News

New Sockeye Salmon Spawning Location:   Check it out on King 5 TV news!

Holiday Trees For Salmon

Saturday December 13, 11 am to 3pm, 200 live holiday trees ($30 to $50) will be available at the NW Stream Center.  After the holidays, return your tree to us and it will be planted next to a salmon stream in 2015! You will also get a 2015 Adopt A Stream Foundation Membership with your tree purchase.


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Internship Opportunities

Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall



WWU Intern Wiley Chub cleans viewing window of the Trout Stream Exhibit


Volunteer Opportunities

All Year


Volunteers Larry and Kristin “harvest” leaves from the Trout Stream Exhibit


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425-316-8592

 
Sammy teaches the life cycle of salmon to 80 Riverview Elementary School

2nd graders

 
STREAM RESTORATION

Sammy the Salmon checks new fish ladder


In 2006, the Adopt A Stream Foundation won  the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Radical Salmon : Innovations in Salmon Restoration Design award for  a “Stacked Culvert Fish Ladder.” 


Since then, we have installed three. Swim upstream with Sammy the Salmon to the newest fish ladder on Japanese Gulch!!

 

Streamkeeper Academy Program Highlights


October

4  Killer Whale Tales

9  Subirdia

10  Creature of the Black Lagoon

17 All About Bats

November

12 Junior Streamkeepers (sold out)

14  Beavers