Thank you to our wonderful volunteers! In 2017, 863 volunteers donated a total of 2,395 hours of service to KCD projects including our Native Plant Nursery, Longfellow Creek Forest Restoration, Conservation Projects, Stream Stewards, and outreach events. Learn how you can get involved by visiting Volunteer Opportunities.
It’s time for a Stream Steward gathering again. Gather with your fellow Stream Stewards and share your recent experiences out in the field. We will also discuss what some of your needs and goals are while participating in the Stream Steward program. We are looking to offer some advanced topic training this winter, and potentially … Continued
Stream Stewards, Thank you for filling out the survey back in January. Here are the results, finally. Enumclaw_KCD_StreamStewardSurvey_2016_01
Stream Stewards, Please visit this link to fill out this survey about your experiences being a Stream Steward. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Q6Q69J2 (closes January 20) Results will be posted after January 22, 2016.
It’s that time of year. Time to start recruiting new Stream Stewards to join our great group of volunteers. Current Stream Stewards, if you are interested in volunteering to help train the new folks, please RSVP at the EventBrite link: http://kcdstreamstewardtrainingfeb2016.eventbrite.com/ Also, come get trained on how to use the new ProODO unit, to simplify … Continued
This Webinar may be of interest to Stream Stewards and potential Stream Stewards. Title: Using the Stream Visual Assessment Protocol 2 What will you learn? This presentation will introduce participants to the Stream Visual Assessment Protocol 2 (SVAP2), covering the assessment of 16 elements as they relate to potential resource concerns. learn more here… Who … Continued
Stream bugs, also called benthic macroinvertebrates, live in or near the streambed and can be seen with the naked eye. These tiny spineless creatures are important indicators of stream health and play crucial roles in the stream ecosystem (adapted from pugetsoundstreambenthos.org). The King Conservation District (KCD) Stream Steward program welcomes Jo Wilhelm, Ecologist with the … Continued
May Showers! What a glorious spring we are having! Our tour of the Enumclaw Wastewater Treament Plant was very informative. Thanks for joining us! We hope to be able to do it again. Rick, Josh and Eric were very gracious with their time and we all gained a greater understanding of what happens in a … Continued
April Showers! It looks like the early part of April will be cooler and wetter than it has been in March. New kit components have been arriving and Kit #5 should be assembled and ready to use very soon. When checking out kits, please take the kit on the top of the clean stack in … Continued
Please join your fellow Stream Stewards for a tour of the Enumclaw Wastewater Treatment Plant. Get a look behind the scenes of the plant that is outside the lab area. Find out about how Rick, Eric and Josh do their jobs and keep the outflow from the plant into Boise Creek as clean as possible. This … Continued