Nov 30

Hatchery Program Rolls On

Posted on November 30, 2017 at 11:17 AM by Allan Warren

Salmon stationThanks to a partnership between the Puyallup Historical Hatchery Foundation, Puyallup School District, and the Department of Fish and Wildlife, the 4th grade program is returning for its second year. Roughly 40 classes will visit the hatchery this year, learning about the salmon life cycle and their importance in the ecosystem.

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Nov 30

Envirothon Teams Wanted!

Posted on November 30, 2017 at 10:30 AM by Allan Warren

Environthon1Are you a high schooler interested in biology, ecology, and environmental science careers? Want to master science topics for AP/IB classes or improve your college apps? How about boosting your resume and learning practical research skills? Envirothon can help you accomplish those goals. Envirothon is the nation’s largest environmental knowledge competition.

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Oct 23

Introducing Our New Environmental Education AmeriCorps Member!

Posted on October 23, 2017 at 10:44 AM by Allan Warren

Sam Photo 2Sam Hain joins the District as a new AmeriCorps member serving as an Environmental Education Specialist.  Along with leading field trips and teaching local students, he is in charge of organizing teams and running workshops for Pierce County Envirothon.  He also helps with the habitat and farm programs, by working at volunteer events and assisting on projects like climate change mitigation efforts and alternative shoreline protection.

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