Yearly Archives: 2014


Happy New Year! Here at the NRC, we are so excited to welcome 2015 and make it another great year in the Nisqually Watershed. We hope that you’ll be a part of it too! It’s time to break out your brand new calendars and take note of these dates! Please […]

Spend 2015 with the NRC





The Nisqually River Education Project’s tree planting season is in full swing! This year, NREP is hosting trips in the Ohop Valley and at a newly acquired Nisqually Land Trust property. The Ohop Valley trips finished yesterday with students planting nearly 2,500 native trees and shrubs! Yesterday’s students had a […]

Tree planting season in full swing!



The second annual Eatonville Salmon Fest was a success! We welcomed the sunshine and warm weather and enjoyed the multitude of activities. The day’s events included Fin the Giant Fish, Drain Dare, Salmon Print T-Shirts, Henna Tattoos, Face-painting and much more! A special thanks to the AMAZING volunteers who helped […]

Eatonville Salmon Fest a success!



The 25th Annual Nisqually Watershed Festival is finally here! Join us this Saturday, September 27th from 10am to 4pm as we celebrate our wonderful watershed! The event takes place at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge and is a day filled with live music, hands-on activities, good food, educational workshops and […]

Nisqually Watershed Festival: This Saturday!


Over the course of the last several years, the town of Eatonville has made large progress in restoring salmon habitat. In 2006, Eatonville worked with the Nisqually Indian Tribe to install large woody debris piles in the Mashel River. The goal was to create refuge for migrating salmon by providing […]

Eatonville makes big steps towards salmon recovery


Scientists within the Puget Sound region, including those with the Nisqually Tribe, have started to show more interested in zooplankton. Zooplankton are tiny animals that feed on tiny plants, and are an important link in the food chain. By monitoring zooplankton numbers, scientists are hoping to shed light on declining […]

Zooplankton surveys may aid in salmon recovery