Nisqually River Education Project offers hands-on environmental service-learning to students grades 4-12. Schools in Thurston County, North Thurston Public Schools, Wa He Lut Indian School, and Yelm Community Schools may be eligible for participation.
- Bi-annual water quality monitoring field trips.
- Eye on Nature field trips to the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.
- Habitat restoration work-revegetation, invasive species removal, salmon carcass tossing, etc.
- Annual Student Congress with 400 students from 40+ schools around South Puget Sound to analyze watershed health and learn new skills.
- Annual Summer Teachers Institute with clock hours, stipends, curriculum resources and networking with community professionals.
- Logistical support for community service and education outreach projects.
- Ongoing teacher training and resource sharing.
- Funding for field trips and water quality monitoring equipment.