Nisqually River Council Meetings

Nisqually RiverThe Nisqually River Council meets the third Friday of the month at locations throughout the Nisqually watershed. All meetings run from 9am to 12pm (with the exception of the annual retreat) and are free and open to the public. To be added to the NRC mailing list, please send an email to  To view a complete list of council members and partner organizations, please click here.

2017 Meeting Dates, Locations, and NWSP Discussion Topics

January 20: UW Pack Forest
Topic of Discussion: Biodiversity

February 17: Yelm Community Center
Topic of Discussion: Recreation

March 17: NW Trek
Topic of Discussion: Community Wellness

April 21: Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Topic of Discussion: Ecosystem Function

May 19: UW Pack Forest
Topic of Discussion: Culture and Arts

June 16: Ashford Fire Hall
Topic of Discussion: Economic Viability of Natural Resources

July 21: Annual Retreat – Location TBD

August 18: Mt Rainier National Park
Topic of Discussion: Sustainable Tourism

September 15: Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Topic of Discussion: Sustainable Businesses

October 20: UW Pack Forest
Topic of Discussion: Integrated Communities

November 17: Yelm Community Center
Topic of Discussion: Sustainable Resource Use

December 15: Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Topic of Discussion: Watershed Education

Please check agenda or contact us to confirm time and location. Carpools encouraged and supported.

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Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Past meeting agendas and minutes are available on the Resources page.  Current meeting agendas are available upon request.


Power Point Presentations from Nisqually River Council Meetings, Advisory Committee Meetings, and some Community Forums are available on our slideshare page.