History of Swamp Creek
Learn about the history of Swamp Creek and ways you can help make it healthier! Stream-side residents and people interested in Swamp Creek are invited to learn about the fascinating history of Swamp Creek! Swamp Creek once supported record-setting runs of Kokanee salmon and had banks lined with blueberry farms. Now it has some challenges, and you can help out. Coffee, snacks, and lunch will be provided. Following the event, there will be optional trips to Swamp Creek restoration sites:
10:00 The Story of Swamp Creek
Geography & history
Current status – habitat, water quality, flooding
Biggest issues it faces now
11:00 How do I fit into the story? Ways from easy to more involved
Moving to a native plant landscape, restoration projects
Rain gardens and retrofit projects
Water quality monitoring
Joining a group, talking to decision-makers
12:00 Over lunch - How do you want to fit into the Story of Swamp Creek?
12:30-1:30 Optional site visit(s)
RSVP via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is co-sponsored by the Sno-King Watershed Council and City of Kenmore, with additional funding provided by the Rose Foundation, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account Program, and the King County Wastewater Division.