Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) for Highline

Salmon in Miller and Walker Creeks Highlights from 2013

Findings from the Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) for Highline

Also: A special presentation on stormwater runoff effects on coho salmon by Dr. Jen McIntyre of the WSU Stormwater Center

Thursday, March 20, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Normandy Park Community Club (The Cove) 1500 SW Shorebrook Drive, Normandy Park


Stay tuned for the April date
Burien Community Center 14700 6th Avenue SW, Burien
(Light refreshments provided.)

Volunteers conducted scientific inquiries during fall 2013 to give us a better understanding of adult salmon returns to Miller and Walker Creeks, which flow through Burien, SeaTac, and Normandy Park.

Join in to find out about:
• The CSI: Highline program and the 25 volunteer citizen scientists
• Annual adult salmon returns for chum and coho salmon in two local streams
• Overview of key factors affecting salmon health in the streams
• How many coho died before spawning, and why
• Latest research on the effects of polluted runoff on salmon from WSU
• New efforts to clean up stormwater pollution and how you can contribute
• How you can become a salmon surveyor this fall

Learn more:
• Web search key words “CSI Highline” or
• Contact Elissa Ostergaard, Miller/Walker Creek Steward,, 206-477-4792

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