Burien kids have been getting wet and muddy this fall, and learning valuable lessons about our ecosystem along the way. The Environmental Science Center (ESC) has kicked off the fall sessions of their Salmon Heroes program, which provides classroom and field study programs to local kids, giving them opportunities to investigate important environmental issues.
This year ESC’s Salmon Heroes program has benefited from a generous grant from Google, as well as other financial supporters. These grants will support them in their annual goals to close the opportunity gap for low-income students through environmental science field studies. Google’s regional charitable giving focuses largely on improving access to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs and green initiatives. The ESC Salmon Heroes program is a unique fit, since it links the environmental and STEM fields.More ›