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Phone: 360.337.4598
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: January 21, 2016
Contact: Lisa Rillie, WSU Kitsap County Extension
360.337.7157 (3244) or lrillie@co.kitsap.wa.us
No: 2016-004

Learn about Kitsap streams and watersheds
Class shows how you can help preserve and protect them!

(Port Orchard, WA) - WSU Kitsap Extension and its partners present an exciting and informative 5 week class and field training all about local streams.

Dates
Thursdays, January 28 through February 25

Time
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where
Room 406 in the Norm Dicks Government Center, Bremerton

Cost
$45, which includes class materials; scholarships are available

Do you want to learn about and explore forests and streams? On the Kitsap Peninsula, beautiful forests and small streams abound, making it the ideal place to learn about native plants, forests, wetlands, aquatic insects, and more. We also discuss our interaction with these resources and their protection, conservation, and restoration. We’ll spend plenty of time exploring outdoors.

During the training and field sessions you’ll have the opportunity to connect with experts and other local people who share your interests. We also provide opportunities for continuing education and involvement in volunteer activities around the county, including tree planting, streamside restoration, stream sampling, and teaching others at events like Salmon in the Classroom. This 5 week non-credit training is open to the public and taught by local and regional experts.

Those who complete the training and volunteer 25 hours will earn a WSU Stream Stewards certificate of completion, hat, and name badge.

For more information or to register, visit WSU’s website at http://ext100.wsu.edu/kitsap/

Register online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2473093
 or by calling 360.337.7157, extension 3244

The Stream Stewards Program is funded by Clean Water Kitsap. For more information about Clean Water Kitsap visit www.cleanwaterkitsap.org.

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Last Updated:  January 22, 2016