Stream stewards to train in salmon observation

Published on Thu, Oct 23, 2003
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Stream stewards to train in salmon observation

The community is invited to attend several meetings and events designed to train and educate them in stream restoration and salmon observation, starting with tonight�s stream stewards meeting which will be held at 7 p.m. at Fairhaven park pavilion.

Any community members interested in focusing on the salmon observation program or the salmon watchers program this fall season should attend. Guest speakers include George Poteet, an Eyes in the Woods training coordinator, and Ryan Valentine, a Washington state department of fish and wildlife officer.

Those learning about salmon can participate with educating the public on October 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, and December 6 and 13 at the following locations: Sunday afternoons at Padden Creek, Squalicum Creek and Whatcom Creek.

Also, this fall the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Program (NSEA) is holding its volunteer fall work parties during the following days: October 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at Four Mile Creek; November 1 from 9 a.m. to noon at Squalicum Creek; November�8 from 9 a.m. to noon at Terrell Creek; and November 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at Connelly Creek.

Fish observation opportunities are available at Terrell Creek daily between November 1 and January 1, as well as Squalicum Creek and Schell Creek.

For more information, contact Rachel Deryckx, NSEA program manager at 715-0283 x112 or via email at rderyckx@n-sea.org.

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