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614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA
Phone: 360.337.4598
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   
Date: September 20, 2013
Contact: Renee Johnson, WSU Kitsap County Extentsion
360.337.7224 or rkjohnso@co.kitsap.wa.us
No: 13-089

Learn about important salmon in Kitsap County

(Port Orchard) - Salmon are iconic in our region and influence much of how we manage our waters and landscape. Join us on Friday September 27 to become a salmon docent. Learn and discuss salmon habitat, life cycle, and species with local experts Paul Dorn (Suquamish Tribe) and Kathy Peters (Kitsap County). During the training, citizens will also learn how to be a Salmon Docent for optional volunteering at streams in Kitsap County during 2013 Kitsap Salmon Tours.

Salmon Stewards Training
September 27, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Norm Dicks Government Center in Bremerton
1st Floor chambers
Cost is $10. FREE to those registered for the
2013 Stream Stewards training

Citizens may also take the full Stream Stewards training, which included the Salmon Stewards training. Please pack a lunch and dress for the weather. A field trip will follow the in-class training.

Stream Stewards Training
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Fridays from 9/27 through 11/1
Norm Dicks Government Center in Bremerton
First Floor Chambers and Room 406
Cost: $70 and includes Salmon Docent Training on 9/27

In this six-week training, you'll learn about our streams, wetlands and forests, their interconnected nature and human connections and influences. Topics that will be discussed by local and regional experts include forest ecology, health and management; insects, fish and wildlife; and watershed, riparian and stream ecology.

For more information or to register, visit WSU’s website at http://kitsap.wsu.edu and click on “What’s Happening at Extension.”.

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Last Updated: 
May 27, 2014