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

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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 www.kingcounty.gov/environment/watersheds/central-puget-sound/miller-wal...
• Contact Elissa Ostergaard, Miller/Walker Creek Steward, elissa.ostergaard@kingcounty.gov, 206-477-4792

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