Yearly Archives: 2020




At the Nisqually River Foundation, we believe that local collaboration and lifelong learning are the keys to a sustainable future. For over 15 years, our education and outreach efforts have connected thousands of people to the spectacular lands and waters of the Nisqually Watershed, from Mount Rainier to Puget Sound. […]

Celebrate Community Giving with Give Local 2020



My name is Maya, and I’m the Americorps member for the Nisqually River Education Project for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 service terms. The NREP cycles through many seasonal activities in a year, and this week’s fall colors and brisk air are signaling the start of tree planting season. Tree planting […]

Why I Plant Trees






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!