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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




“How do trees help salmon?” Before getting out in the field with students to plant trees as a habitat restoration activity, I asked this question during classroom presentations. While we think of salmon as purely aquatic species and trees as terrestrial, the relationship between these two demonstrates the deep interconnectedness […]

Trees, Kids, and Salmon


Make a holiday donation to support our work in the Nisqually Watershed! The Nisqually River Foundation, Nisqually River Education Project, Nisqually Stream Stewards, and all our programs rely year-round on the amazing support of our community. Thanks to your donations, volunteer time, expertise, and passion, our watershed continues to build […]

Support Nisqually conservation & education this holiday season


Hello! My name is Chrissy Webb, and I am so excited to be part of the Nisqually River Education Project. As a new resident of the Nisqually watershed, I’m eager to not only get to know and explore this unique system, but to study it, protect it, celebrate it, and […]

Chrissy Joins the Nisqually Family



Read all about the Summer Institute for Teachers 2018 by our summer intern from Evergreen State College Amber Left-Hand-Bull. On June 25-27, 2018, the Nisqually River Education Project and its partners South Sound GREEN and Chehalis Basin Education Consortium presented the Summer Institute for Teachers 2018: Climate Change in the […]

Summer Institute for Teachers 2018


The Nisqually River Education Project was one of eight projects to receive funding this year from NOAA’s Pacific Northwest Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program. B-WET, established in 2002, seeks to improve the understanding of environmental stewardship of students, teachers and communities across the United States through education. These grants support […]

Nisqually River Education Project Receives NOAA B-WET Grant


For 29 years, the annual Nisqually Watershed Festival has celebrated the Nisqually’s history, culture, and natural resources. Join us on Saturday, September 29, at the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, for the 29th annual Festival, and be part of our unique legacy of community and conservation! The festival […]

29th Annual Nisqually Watershed Festival – Sept. 29!