Fall is here, and salmon are returning to streams and rivers around Puget Sound. Watch for these natural beauties at viewing sites listed here - and cheer them on if you see them!
Piper's Creek annual salmon watching
|Dates:||Weekends November 5 to December 4, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., and Sunday, November 20 with special activities, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.|
|Location:||Carkeek Park, 950 NW Carkeek Park Rd., Seattle|
|Contact:||For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
See hundreds of returning chum and coho make their way into Piper’s Creek at Carkeek Park throughout November and December. On weekends during the return, Salmon Stewards greet guests by the creek to explain the salmon's life cycle, habitat, and human influence on both.
Welcome the Salmon Home to Piper's Creek
Sunday, November 20, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Carkeek Park, 950 NW Carkeek Park Rd., Seattle 98177
All ages are invited for activities to welcome the salmon home. Celebrate with hot drinks, music, good food, and activities throughout the park. Volunteer Salmon Stewards will be on hand to answer questions.
Related Carkeek events:
Salmon Steward Training
Saturday, October 22, 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. FREE
Ages 13 and older
Need a cure for those rainy, autumnal weekend blues? Sign up for three to four 3-hour shifts in November and December to staff a table at Carkeek Park and answer visitors' questions while the salmon are in. No experience is necessary -- we will train you! Bring your calendar and a bag lunch! (NOTE: Even if you can't make it for Salmon Stewards this fall, consider being one of our volunteer feeders this winter.) School service credit is available for students! Please register one week or more in advance: 206-733-9697 or email email@example.com.
Celebrate the Clean Water Act
Wednesday, October 26, 10:00 a.m. - Noon. FREE
Suitable for ages 8 to adult, no experience necessary.
Help test Piper's Creek water and learn what is needed to improve its quality and transform it into healthy habitat for humans and fish! RSVP and/or get more information from Rick Henry at 206-235-7431 (call/text), email CWCAP@Carkeekwatershed.org or visit www.carkeekwatershed.org.