Yearly Archives: 2019


What brings together 387 students from 28 schools to share water quality data, explore and engage in real-world science, dissect salmon, build birdhouses, and dance to catchy tunes about stream bugs? Student GREEN Congress of course! This year marked the 27th annual Congress, a major event for students from the […]

Student GREEN Congress 2019


26 classes around the watershed took part in Winter Water Quality Monitoring this February. After almost a week of snow days, students were more than ready to be out visiting their testing sites. They sampled water from 29 different sites on the Nisqually River and its tributaries, testing for dissolved […]

Nisqually River Education Project in Crosscut


On February 1, the Nisqually Watershed became the first in Washington State to receive approval from the Department of Ecology for its plan to address the impacts of new permit-exempt wells on streamflows and habitat in the watershed. Permit-exempt wells are used by homes and small developments where community water […]

Nisqually Watershed Streamflow Restoration Plan