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When the Nisqually River Council was formed in 1987, it was the only watershed council west of the Mississippi. Our model of collaboration was unusual and ambitious at the time: bringing tribal, state, local, and federal governments together to work with businesses, non-profits, landowners, outdoor enthusiasts, scientists, and community members […]

The Nisqually Watershed Stewardship Plan: A Vision for 2030


We’re seeking an enthusiastic, organized, and collaborative program coordinator to support the Nisqually River Council and the other core programs of the Nisqually River Foundation. The Coordinator is responsible for planning and facilitating monthly Nisqually River Council and committee meetings with up to 40 community and government representatives and for drafting […]

Join our team: now hiring for Nisqually River Council Program ...




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





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!



All of us at the Nisqually River Foundation are holding our local and worldwide communities in our thoughts as we take emergency steps to protect health and safety during the COVID-19 outbreak. Like most of you, we’re adapting our routines and services for this new reality. Your support for our […]

COVID-19 Responses and Resources