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Updated Salmon Brochure Available

Living with salmon in King County - brochureJust in time for the fall salmon season, we have updated and reprinted the brochure Living with Salmon in King County, which includes the most current information about the nine salmon species found in King County’s watersheds, the best locations for spotting them, the salmon life cycle, challenges salmon face and how you can help. Email polly.freeman@kingcounty.gov for copies.


Events

The Tenth Anniversary of the Duwamish River Festival/Festival del Rio Duwamish was a huge success! Check out other upcoming events on the Duwamish: Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition.


Join the 2016 Green River Cleanup; keeping the Green clean since 1985


Otter

Become an Otter Spotter!
Woodland Park Zoo is studying river otters as sentinels for health along the polluted Duwamish River. Your observations from across Washington will expand the zoo's knowledge about otter range and behavior. If you have ever spotted a wild river otter or if you encounter one on your next outdoor adventure, tell the zoo about it!

 


Grants

Ecology's Water Quality Program Financial Assistance
This an annual opportunity by WA Dept. of Ecology funds a variety of water quality-related projects including stormwater facilities planning and implementation, LID/green infrastructure, riparian or wetland restoration, and many other types. The application deadline is October 21, 2016.


Reports

USGS Study: Ecosystem restoration boosts local, regional, and national economies