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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!


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In preparation for the 28th Annual Student GREEN Congress, we asked students to create posters addressing water quality and empowering people to make a positive change in their watershed. This year’s Congress has been cancelled in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, so to honor the students and their hard work […]

Water Quality Posters


“The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children” -Dietrich Bonhoeffer In the field of environmental education and natural resources protection, what really drives progress is partners from near and far coming together to share resources and learn together. Experiences like […]

Environmental Justice and Building Connections



Enthusiastic environmental educator wanted! The Nisqually River Foundation is hiring a full-time educator and program coordinator to work with the Nisqually River Education Project’s youth and volunteer programs. This position will work closely with the NREP Program Director and will assist in delivering the programs of the NREP. The position has […]

Join our team! Environmental educator position open now


The Nisqually River Foundation is excited to be a Powerful Partner of Puget Sound Energy in 2020. The Powerful Partnership’s program, now in its fourth year, is part of PSE’s commitment to help the environment and human services organizations. This year, PSE selected 24 organizations, including the NRF, across its […]

Nisqually River Foundation selected as a PSE Powerful Partner




2019 was a busy year in the Nisqually Watershed, celebrating milestones and looking ahead to critical needs for the future. This summer, we published a comprehensive report on the Nisqually Watershed Stewardship Plan, documenting the environmental, social, and economic health of our watershed. The report makes two things clear. First, […]

Give back to the Nisqually Watershed for the holidays!


Hello! My name is Maya, and I’m so excited to be working with the Nisqually River Education Project through AmeriCorps this year. Growing up and going to school in the Northwest has provided me so many incredible experiences in connecting with the wild world around me and learning how to […]

Meet Maya!


For decades, the Nisqually watershed community has served as a role model of cooperative conservation. “Beginning with protecting the river’s mouth from development in the 1970s to coming together in recent years to restore a threatened Chinook stock, the people of the Nisqually watershed have shown how we can work […]

30th Annual Nisqually Watershed Festival – September 28th