Paul G. Ancich Memorial Scholarship

Photo from WDFW of Ryan Handeland, Scientific Technician in 2016. Calling all high school seniors and current college students. The 2018 Regional Fisheries Coalition’s Paul G. Ancich Memorial Scholarship, which supports aspiring students with goals of going into a natural resource based profession within Washington State. Applications for the 2018 scholarship are due April 1st. Full details and application instructions … Read More

New Discovery Bay Restoration Interpretive Signs

The new interpretive signs discussing NOSC’s restoration work on Discovery Bay have been installed. The signs discussing the work on Maynard Bay and historical signs talking about the old mill and railroad can be found along the section of the Olympic Discovery Trail that runs along Discovery Bay.

Return of the Coho

Coho surveys have been ongoing since the first week of November. Our volunteers have been braving the rain, cold, and even a bit of snow to search for coho salmon along Chimacum Creek and its tributaries. Coho have now been spotted at HJ Carroll and Naylors Creek over the past few weeks. If you are looking to see some of … Read More

Chum Surveys Wrapped Up

Summer chum surveys are officially wrapped up for this season! Our volunteers observed 1,057 live and 1,499 dead fish this season and collected 180 scale samples. Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers who make it possible for us to collect such vital data. Volunteers also saw several coho this week and previously observed pink salmon and a lamprey!

Real Learning Real Work Kicks Off

Volunteer Susie helping students answer environmental questions about their plots. Photo by: Charles Espey  NOSC’s Real Learning Real Work education program kicked off on October 5th/6th with Blue Heron School and again on October 13th with Chimacum Middle School. The Real Leanring Real Work program works with students in Jefferson and Clallam County to work alongside real restoration professionals at … Read More

KPTZ Community Radio Puts NOSC On the Air!

Thank you to Steve Evans and KPTZ Community Radio for putting us on the air at KPTZ 91.9FM’s podcast the Compass! Listen in at the following links: Click here to embark on a journey into Chimacum Creek with our 2017 volunteers to survey for ESA-listed Summer chum spawning salmon. Click here to check out the 2013 Salmon Microfestival at the Chimacum Grange.