Stream Stewards is for people who want to learn about freshwater habitat and the interaction of land and water in Kitsap streams. During this course, you will study local land and freshwater issues while connecting with other like-minded people who are making a difference in the community.
This six-week class is offered annually – check back in November for 2018 training dates. This class is open to the public, taught by local and regional experts, and covers topics such as:
- Streams and riparian areas
- Forest health and diseases
- Wetlands and aquatic insects
- Fish and wildlife and their habitat
- Human interactions with their watershed
This six-week class is offered annually – check back in November for 2018 training dates. If you’re interested in Stream Stewards and would like to be contacted when the next class is scheduled, sign up here.
After this training, we will provide and connect you with exciting opportunities to volunteer around Kitsap County. Our Stream Stewards volunteer events include tree planting, streamside restoration, stream sampling, and teaching the community about watersheds, wetlands, streams, and salmon.
Here are some resources to get you started stewarding streams in Kitsap County:
- Blue Thumb Gardening: Ten tips for protecting water quality while helping your garden grow
- Kitsap Stream Habitat
- Kitsap Stream Bugs – The Big Three
- Kitsap County Watershed Map
- What’s the problem with dog poop?
- Natural Yard Care: 5 steps to make your piece of the planet a healthier place to live!
- Vehicle Washing: Runoff Pollutes
- Car Washing Tips
- Car Maintenance Tips
- 4 reasons to kick the weed & feed habit
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