Howdy! I’m Julia Fregonara, and I am so excited to join the Nisqually River Foundation team as the Water Quality Program Coordinator! I’m originally from Elkins, West Virginia, and I earned my bachelors in Biology at the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. I’ve spent the past three years since […]

Julia joins the NREP team!

Welcome! While spending time outside is a great way to see birds and get your “Eye On Nature,” there are many ways you can explore the wonders of our local birds from the comfort of your own home. This activity will help you dive into the appearance and behavior of […]

Eye On Nature At-Home Bird Activity

Hello! My name is Chrissy Webb, and I am so excited to be part of the Nisqually River Education Project. As a new resident of the Nisqually watershed, I’m eager to not only get to know and explore this unique system, but to study it, protect it, celebrate it, and help […]

Chrissy joins the Nisqually family!

Over the last few weeks, the NREP has had the pleasure of providing the students with opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in the classroom to real world experiences in what we like to call service learning! Beforehand, we made classroom visits to inform the students about why healthy riparian […]

2016-2017 Tree Planting- It’s a wrap!

Linsey Fields is the new Environmental Education Intern for the Nisqually River Education Project for the 2016-2017 school year. Linsey is completing her Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Conservation at The Evergreen State College. She is excited to gain hands on experience in the areas of environmental stewardship/protection by working […]

Everyone, meet Linsey!

The NREP will bring new climate change related projects into the classroom over the next three school years through its NOAA funded climate literacy project. These projects will help students and teachers increase climate change literacy and highlight focuses on communicating community resilience through taking action. Projects include No Idling […]

Action Projects for Community Resilience

Every September Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge hosts the ever-wonderful Nisqually Watershed Festival. The festival is put on by the Nisqually River Foundation and its partners, including the Nisqually Indian Tribe, Nisqually Reach  Nature Center, and Tacoma Public Utilities.  Included among the booths and various activities is the […]

Nisqually Watershed Poster Contest 2016!

 Continuing 24 years of impactful partnership, the Nisqually River Education Project and South Sound GREEN hosted the Annual Student GREEN Congress, bringing 399 student delegates together to share their water quality studies results and participate in community inspired workshops. Classes that participated in our Water Quality monitoring trips take this […]

24th Annual Student Green Congress