Spying on Squirrels!  Have you seen a squirrel yet today?  Chances are, if you’re in the South Puget Sound region, you have!  If you haven’t, it may just take a couple of minutes looking out your closest window. They’re everywhere! And they are incredibly fun and entertaining, as you can […]

Stay At Home Activity – Spying on Squirrels!

It’s that time of year again when a new group of good people step forward to participate in a truly unique program that we offer every summer – the Nisqually Stream Stewards course!  This unique and popular course lasts about 2 months and covers the Nisqually Watershed from top to […]

2016 Nisqually Stream Stewards Starting Soon!

Was it the topic, the amazing guest presenters from our NOAA partners in Seattle?  The sail aboard the Lady Washington or our awesome local partners and the lessons they shared?  Maybe it was the locally sourced yummy refreshments or the potluck lunch? Whatever the reason, we loved breaking our Summer Teachers Institute […]

2016 Summer Teachers Institute Has Record Breaking Attendance!

This week’s blog post features a 2015 Nisqually Stream Steward graduate, Warren Bergh, who has in just 6 months completed the 40-hours of Community Service we request from participants! Warren has participated in: Eatonville Salmon Fest, NatureMapping with our partners from Northwest Trek at Powell Creek, Tree planting/habitat restoration at Ohop Creek with […]

Featured Nisqually Stream Steward: Warren Bergh

One of our favorite programs to implement is the Nisqually Stream Stewards. We work with a group of 20-30 community members who agree to attend our free 8 week course, which includes some of the hottest science and exciting field trips our watershed has to offer. In exchange, Nisqually Stream […]

Featured Nisqually Stream Steward: Roger Andrascik

Our 22nd  Annual Student GREEN Congress at The Evergreen State College on March 21st, 2014 was a wonderful success!  430 students shared their water quality data and enjoyed some fantastic afternoon workshops – including identifying local marine mammals, constructing bird houses, learning about aquatic insect and much more!  Check out […]

22nd Annual Student GREEN Congress- A Success!

With 10 of our 14 field trips completed for the season, all of us at Nisqually River Education Project can honestly say the salmon tossing is good, stinky fun ! What makes our field trips special is the fact that students get to take action on the river they’ve been […]

Salmon Carcass Tossing 2014