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NOSC Is Hiring Part-Time!

The Salmon Coalition is hiring for a part time Administrative Assistant. Please see the below job description for more information and how to apply.

 

NOSC Administrative Assistant Job Description

Contact us with any questions!

WSU Stream Stewards Class: Sign-Up Now Open!

‘Stream Stewards’ Class offered by Jefferson WSU Extension
 
A new Stream Stewards class featuring local streams, salmon, forest ecology, water quality and habitat restoration is being offered this fall by WSU Jefferson County Extension. The class will be held on Thursdays, October 5 to November 2 from 9 am to 4 pm at the new Extension offices in Port Hadlock. The format combines classroom presentations by regional experts with fabulous field trips around East Jefferson County. It’s a lively, engaging course designed for people who want to learn more about ecology of streams and watersheds, forests, salmon and protecting local waters while connecting with like-minded people who are making a difference in the community. 
 
Class participants are encouraged to apply what they’ve learned by volunteering with local organizations such as the North Olympic Salmon Coalition, Jefferson Land Trust, Jefferson Conservation District, and others. Volunteer activities include stream and salmon monitoring, public outreach, tree planting and habitat restoration. Applications are being accepted through September 25th. Cost is $150. Scholarships are available. See http://extension.wsu.edu/jefferson/nrs/ for more info or contact Bridget Gregg, Bridget.gregg@wsu.edu or Cheryl Lowe, Cheryl.lowe@wsu.edu

Upcoming Event: Join Us for Our Annual Meeting

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You are invited to our Annual Meeting & Restoration Project Tour!
September 14th, 2017
Sunland Golf & Country Club

Come see how the Three Crabs Restoration Site is evolving as the tides renew the land since construction and native vegetation replenishes.

When
THURSDAY
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

5pm: 3 Crabs Project Tour
6:30-8pm: Meeting & BYO-Picnic Dinner

Pie & Coffee provided by NOSC Board Members;
Wine & Beer available for purchase

Where
Tour location:
Sequim-Dungeness Way to 3 Crabs Rd – Left on 3 Crabs Rd. & look for Salmon Coalition signage

Meeting location:
Sunland Golf & Country Club
109 Hilltop Drive, Sequim

CARPOOLING RECOMMENDED
Please RSVP by September 12th so we know how many pies to bake!

Reply to Nicole (nohara@nosc.org) or call the office at (360-379-8051)

Event: Summer Chum Spawner Survey Training LOCATION CHANGED TO CHIMACUM GRANGE

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It’s that time of year again! The summer chum spawning salmon are soon to be making their way back up Chimacum Creek. As part of the WA Fish and Wildlife monitoring process that has been conducted annually since the stream underwent a supplementation program almost 30 years ago, Salmon Coalition volunteers will be walking sections of the creek to collect data on spawning numbers.

If you think this is something that would interest you, please come to our Summer Chum Spawner Surveyor Training on Thursday, August 17th from 10 am – 12pm in Port Hadlock, WA to learn more. Click here to RSVP for training and receive location details.

Chimacum Grange
Thursday, August 17th
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Contact Olivia at outreach@nosc.org or call us at 360.379.8051 with any questions.

Upcoming Event: Wine Tasting at Marrowstone Vineyards

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We are excited to be hosting our first behind the scenes tour of Marrowstone Vineyards. Meet the owners, learn about the wine and sample the new blend, “Riverbed Red(d)”, made with grapes from a Salmon Safe Farm. We’ll also be enjoying clam chowder & hors d’oeuvres.

July 27th, 5:30 – 8 pm
Suggested donation: $25/pp
Your presence and interest in our work is vital toward creating the collaborative communities we aim to enhance, even if you cannot pay the suggested donation.

And please, bring a friend!
RSVP or send questions to: nohara@nosc.org or 360-379-8051

The Salmon Coalition is Hiring!

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We’re hiring our next WA Conservation Corps Individual Placement member. Click below to view the full job description and see how to apply.

Education and Outreach Associate at NOSC WCC IP position 2017-2018

Maintenance and Planting at Peabody Creek Tuesday, June 13th

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Join us on Tuesday, June 13th from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Peabody Creek Urban Park in Port Angeles as we pull invasive English ivy and herb robert as well as plant salmonberry and do some streamside cleanup. If you were there with us this past winter, this is your chance to check on your trees and see what’s working well and what needs help!

Please bring warm and waterproof clothes and boots, shovels and gloves if you have them (some will be provided), and a lunch. Warm drinks, snacks and limited tools and rain gear will be provided.
To RSVP and receive more details, click here.

 

Call us at 360.379.8051 with questions.

Planting the Dungeness on a Sunny Sunday Afternoon

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This past Sunday, a small group of Salmon Coalition volunteers – including two dedicated youngsters – planted a variety of potted stock from our native plant nursery at an active restoration site owned by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe. The site, which has already received one major installment of plantings earlier in the season, is located along the Dungeness River. Only two years ago, the area contained just a side channel of the mighty river which flowed through residential backyards and was small enough to be jumped across. However after a single storm event, the river diverted the majority of its flow to this area and began actively eating up the streambank creating hazards for homes. After relocating the streamside inhabitants and removing houses and infrastructure, the Jamestown Tribe is working on restoring this area back to its historic state of floodplain zone in an attempt to provide the river an area in which to meander and diffuse its energy.

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