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Learning Communities in the Nisqually Watershed<br />NRC – Citizen Advisory Committee: Environment<br />March 9, 2010<br />
Nisqually River Education Project (NREP) has the mission of creating students who are stewards of the Nisqually River wate...
NREP offers….<br /><ul><li>field-based environmental science experiences
habitat restoration projects
Benefits to both classroom curriculum and river habitat</li></li></ul><li>What is a watershed?<br />“….that area of land, ...
The Water Cycle<br />
South Sound GREEN<br />& <br />Nisqually River Education Project<br />2009-2010 Calendar of Events<br />Water Quality Moni...
NREP Fall Water Quality Data<br />DO : Dissolved Oxygen<br />FC: Fecal Coliform<br />BOD: Biochemical Oxygen Demand<br />
Nisqually River Education Project<br />Additional Activities<br /><ul><li>Riparian Restoration
Tanwax Creek
Nisqually Delta
Ohop Creek</li></li></ul><li>Nisqually River Education Project<br />Additional Activities<br /><ul><li>Riparian Restoration
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Nisqually River Education Project

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This is the presentation given by Sheila Wilson, Coordinator of the Nisqually River Education Project, at the NRC's Environmental Advisory Subcommittee meeting on March 9.

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Nisqually River Education Project

  1. 1. Learning Communities in the Nisqually Watershed<br />NRC – Citizen Advisory Committee: Environment<br />March 9, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Nisqually River Education Project (NREP) has the mission of creating students who are stewards of the Nisqually River watershed and the water resources in their community.<br />
  3. 3. NREP offers….<br /><ul><li>field-based environmental science experiences
  4. 4. habitat restoration projects
  5. 5. Benefits to both classroom curriculum and river habitat</li></li></ul><li>What is a watershed?<br />“….that area of land, a bounded hydrologic system, within which all living things are inextricably linked by their common water course and where, as humans settled, simple logic demanded that they become part of a community.“ - John Wesley Powell<br />
  6. 6. The Water Cycle<br />
  7. 7.
  8. 8.
  9. 9. South Sound GREEN<br />& <br />Nisqually River Education Project<br />2009-2010 Calendar of Events<br />Water Quality Monitoring Training<br />September 12, 2009<br />Fall Networking<br />October 1, 2009<br />Fall Monitoring<br />October 15, 2009<br />Winter Networking<br />February 11, 2010<br />Winter monitoring<br />February 25, 2010<br />17th Annual Student GREEN Congress<br />March 19, 2010<br />Summer Teacher Institute<br />June 24 & 25, 2010<br />
  10. 10. NREP Fall Water Quality Data<br />DO : Dissolved Oxygen<br />FC: Fecal Coliform<br />BOD: Biochemical Oxygen Demand<br />
  11. 11. Nisqually River Education Project<br />Additional Activities<br /><ul><li>Riparian Restoration
  12. 12. Tanwax Creek
  13. 13. Nisqually Delta
  14. 14. Ohop Creek</li></li></ul><li>Nisqually River Education Project<br />Additional Activities<br /><ul><li>Riparian Restoration
  15. 15. Tanwax Creek
  16. 16. Nisqually Delta
  17. 17. Ohop Creek
  18. 18. Rain Garden Construction</li></li></ul><li>Nisqually River Education Project<br />Additional Activities<br /><ul><li>Riparian Restoration
  19. 19. Tanwax Creek
  20. 20. Nisqually Delta
  21. 21. Ohop Creek
  22. 22. Rain Garden Construction
  23. 23. Salmon Carcass Tossing and Leaf Litter Studies </li></li></ul><li> Nisqually River Education Project<br />Additional Activities<br /><ul><li>Riparian Restoration
  24. 24. Tanwax Creek
  25. 25. Nisqually Delta
  26. 26. Ohop Creek
  27. 27. Rain Garden Construction
  28. 28. Salmon Carcass Tossing and Leaf Litter Studies
  29. 29. Nisqually NWR -</li></ul>Nature Mapping<br />
  30. 30. Thank you!<br />Sheila Wilson <br />Nisqually River Education Project<br />Program Coordinator<br />(360)438-8687 ext 2153<br />sheila@nisquallyriver.org<br />www.nisquallyriver.org<br />Questions?<br />

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