EPA Environmental Education Sub Grant Winners Announced

The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group (HCSEG), in partnership with the U.S. EPA, awarded over $13,000 in grant funding for 9 projects that support local K-12 West Sound/Hood Canal educators! These funds will be used for professional development, field equipment, … Continued

Giving Tuesday, November 27th

Mark Your Calendar for November 27th! On Giving Tuesday, November 27th, Facebook is matching the first $7 million dollars donated to nonprofits starting 5am Pacific. Meaning you can give double to the causes you care about, at no extra cost. … Continued

Volunteers Needed for Summer Chum Trapping!

HCSEG, in partnership with WDFW, is again conducting the Summer Chum Conservation Project on the Union River from August 15 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, … Continued

Another Year of Salmon in the Classroom in the Books!

Over the past few weeks, the Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group has been busy working with youth and salmon. April marks the end of the annual Salmon in the Classroom program, which saw over 1,100 students across Mason County raising … 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

Salmon in the Classroom Impacting 600+ Students!

As March gets underway, the Salmon Center is wrapping up our Salmon in the Classroom program for the year and preparing for an early-spring fry/parr release. The program, which was featured in the Kitsap Sun earlier this year, is the … 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

Salmon in the Classroom Featured in Kitsap Sun

Earlier this week, the Kitsap Sun wrote an article on our efforts to expand the Salmon in the Classroom program to students in Shelton! You can check it out here!

Education Intern Reflects on Summer with HCSEG!

Each summer, HCSEG hires numerous interns to help with education, outreach, farming, monitoring and more. Our upcoming fall newsletter will feature profiles from some of our interns. As a preview, Christine VanDeen, our summer education intern, gave us a snapshot … Continued

Paint and Picnic This Weekend!

Join us at The Salmon Center on Saturday, August 27th for a Paint and Picnic Day! Come share the art of Pleine Aire Painting – join with a group, paint with friends, or on your own! Enjoy nature and creativity, … Continued