Hood Canal Steelhead Project Enters Another Year!

In just under a month, we’ll begin another season of trap work for the Hood Canal Steelhead Project! Volunteers are needed to monitor smolt traps on the Tahuya, Dewatto, and Little Quilcene rivers, counting and identifying fish while collecting genetic … Continued

Volunteers Needed for Chum Outmigration Monitoring!

HCSEG is seeking volunteers! We’ve just begun an effort to trap outmigrating summer chum to build a better understanding of our Union River population. For nearly 20 years, we’ve counted returning adult fish to the river, but this will serve … Continued

P-Patch Plots Available for 2018!

The Salmon Center strives to deepen the connection between land, people, and salmon through restoration, education, and research. One of the ways we work toward this goal is maintaining a community garden to provide those interested in growing their own … Continued

Help Needed on Chum Trap!

HCSEG, in partnership with WDFW, is again conducting the Summer Chum Conservation Project on the Union River through October 15th.Hood Canal summer chum are currently listed as threatened and restoration efforts are crucial for their recovery. To aid summer chum recovery, HCSEG and WDFW … Continued

Forage Fish Program Training Coming Up!

Come one, come all!  The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group is announcing a new volunteer driven Forage Fish Nearshore Assessment Program!  We plan to survey a minimum of 20 sites per month all around Hood Canal year round and we … Continued

Theler Trail Work Party Scheduled!

Join us on Saturday, June 17th, from 10am-1pm as we work to improve the Theler Trails! The trail system is an important community asset for Belfair, used not only for recreation, but also numerous educational events. Help is needed to … Continued

HCSEG Seeking Water Quality Volunteers

HCSEG is currently seeking volunteer help on a new water quality monitoring program. HCSEG is working with Mason, Kitsap, and Jefferson counties on the Hood Canal Regional Pollution Identification and Correction Program. Our role will be an ambient stream water … Continued

StreamTeam Applications Due Friday!

This Friday marks the deadline to apply for HCSEG’s StreamTeam internship! This internship provides hands-on experience in natural resource management for graduating high school seniors and current college students from the Hood Canal region. In addition to a full-time job … Continued

West Sound GreenSTEM Summit!

On Tuesday, June 6th, over 200 students will visit the Salmon Center to learn about other student projects throughout the Hood Canal, and also take part in a variety of activities and presentations put on by community organizations and agencies. … Continued

Grant Received to Help Expand P-Patch

HCSEG is the proud recipient of a SeedMoney challenge grant! This will enable us to expand our P-Patch garden so that more Mason County community members have access to a safe, affordable space to grow healthy food. Our P-Patch garden currently … Continued