History of Swamp Creek

Learn about the history of Swamp Creek and ways you can help make it healthier! Stream-side residents and people interested in Swamp Creek are invited to learn about the fascinating history of Swamp Creek! Swamp Creek once supported record-setting runs of Kokanee salmon and had banks lined with blueberry farms. Now it has some challenges, and you can help out. Coffee, snacks, and lunch will be provided. Following the event, there will be optional trips to Swamp Creek restoration sites:

Schedule:

9:30 Gathering/Registration/Coffee
10:00 The Story of Swamp Creek
 Geography & history
 Current status – habitat, water quality, flooding
 Biggest issues it faces now
11:00 How do I fit into the story? Ways from easy to more involved
 Stream-friendly lifestyle
 Moving to a native plant landscape, restoration projects
 Rain gardens and retrofit projects
 Water quality monitoring
 Joining a group, talking to decision-makers
12:00 Over lunch - How do you want to fit into the Story of Swamp Creek?
12:30-1:30 Optional site visit(s)

RSVP via e-mail at snokingwatershedcouncil@gmail.com.

This event is co-sponsored by the Sno-King Watershed Council and City of Kenmore, with additional funding provided by the Rose Foundationthe Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account Program, and the King County Wastewater Division.

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Event Location: 
City of Kenmore
18120 68th Ave NE
Kenmore, WA 98028
United States
Calendar Assignment: 
Cost: 
Free
Last updated: Thu, 02/23/2017 - 4:43pm