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NRF Executive Director Justin Hall took on an ambitious project this spring against a well-known invasive plant that gardeners and conservationists battle all over the region: Himalayan blackberry! With the restrictions imposed by COVID-19 pandemic keeping me at home I decided it was time to tackle the Himalayan blackberry problem […]

Invasive species removal starts at home!



All of us at the Nisqually River Foundation are holding our local and worldwide communities in our thoughts as we take emergency steps to protect health and safety during the COVID-19 outbreak. Like most of you, we’re adapting our routines and services for this new reality. Your support for our […]

COVID-19 Responses and Resources



Enthusiastic environmental educator wanted! The Nisqually River Foundation is hiring a full-time educator and program coordinator to work with the Nisqually River Education Project’s youth and volunteer programs. This position will work closely with the NREP Program Director and will assist in delivering the programs of the NREP. The position has […]

Join our team! Environmental educator position open now


The Nisqually River Foundation is excited to be a Powerful Partner of Puget Sound Energy in 2020. The Powerful Partnership’s program, now in its fourth year, is part of PSE’s commitment to help the environment and human services organizations. This year, PSE selected 24 organizations, including the NRF, across its […]

Nisqually River Foundation selected as a PSE Powerful Partner




2019 was a busy year in the Nisqually Watershed, celebrating milestones and looking ahead to critical needs for the future. This summer, we published a comprehensive report on the Nisqually Watershed Stewardship Plan, documenting the environmental, social, and economic health of our watershed. The report makes two things clear. First, […]

Give back to the Nisqually Watershed for the holidays!


For decades, the Nisqually watershed community has served as a role model of cooperative conservation. “Beginning with protecting the river’s mouth from development in the 1970s to coming together in recent years to restore a threatened Chinook stock, the people of the Nisqually watershed have shown how we can work […]

30th Annual Nisqually Watershed Festival – September 28th


Mount Rainier from Wilcox Family Farms
The Daniel J. Evans Nisqually Stewardship Award was created in 2007 by the Nisqually River Council to honor individuals and organizations that have had a significant impact on the Nisqually Watershed. On September 4, 2019, Jim Wilcox will receive the 3rd Nisqually Stewardship Award, recognizing his many decades of stewardship […]

Join us for the Daniel J. Evans Nisqually Stewardship Award ...