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The Nisqually River Foundation, the nonprofit that works on behalf of the Nisqually River Council to implement the Nisqually Watershed Stewardship Plan, was founded in 2004. In the 12 years since, we have had great strides towards increasing sustainability in the watershed. In order to make the next decades, and […]

Tell Our Story, Pt 1: Introduction


Natural resources provide countless products that help make our lives healthier and happier. The Nisqually Watershed is fortunate to have many of these natural resources readily available. Our forests provide timber and hunting opportunities; our waters support fish, hydroelectricity and drinking water; and our agricultural areas provide food and support […]

Conservation Districts promote sustainable resource use


Have you ever wondered what it’s like to become a Nisqually Stream Steward volunteer? Sherry McCabe, 2016 NSS graduate, offers her perspective in this week’s blog post. Thanks for your insight, Sherry–we are so glad to have you be a part of our watershed community!   It’s a dry, sunny, […]

Becoming a Nisqually Stream Steward



The Nisqually River Education Project (NREP) is fortunate to have 2 amazing interns joining the team this year! Check out our previous blog post to learn more about Kalicia Bean, who came to us via the BIA Pathways Program. This week, we are excited to introduce you to Linsey Fields! […]

Linsey Fields joins NREP as an intern


Although the Nisqually River Council (NRC) invests most of its time and energy into issues that directly impact the Nisqually Watershed, we recognize that regional projects often influence our local communities. In this week’s blog post, we focus on a ballot initiative that voters in Pierce, King and Snohomish County […]

KNKX explores proposed transit plan in the Puget Sound region


The 2016 Nisqually Stream Stewards class wrapped up on Saturday, September 24 at the Nisqually Watershed Festival. For the last 2 months, this dedicated group of citizens have volunteered their Tuesday evenings, and most Saturdays — 40 hours in total — so that they could learn about how to protect […]

Nisqually Stream Stewards celebrate 23 new graduates!



Each month, the Nisqually River Council meeting focuses on a theme or indicator featured in the Nisqually Watershed Stewardship Plan (NWSP). In September, we centered on the idea of sustainable businesses. The NRC strives to “promote the development of sustainable businesses and built communities” because we believe a strong economy […]

Local, sustainable businesses promote strong communities


Late summer and early fall is a busy, exciting and FUN time of year at the Nisqually River Foundation. One of the highlights of this time of year is the annual Nisqually Stream Stewards (NSS) course! NSS is a 10+ year old adult environmental education program that immerses community members […]

Welcome, Nisqually Stream Stewards Class of 2016!


The Nisqually River Education Project (NREP) is excited to introduce a suite of new action projects that aim to address climate change and increase the Nisqually Watershed’s resiliency to change. These projects, dubbed Action Project for Community Resiliency (APCR), will be available to teachers involved with NREP over the next […]

NREP introduces new, climate-change themed action projects!