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New Stream Stewards Training is Open to All

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Date:January 6, 2014
Contact:Renee Johnson, WSU Kitsap County Extension
 360.337.7224 or rkjohnso@co.kitsap.wa.us
No:2014-003



New Stream Stewards training is open to all



(Port Orchard, WA) - 
WSU Kitsap Extension and its partners present a completely new and revised Stream Stewards course. Join us to train with local experts and learn about Kitsap’s streams and natural environment. The course begins on January 24, 2014 and includes classroom and field training.



When:  Fridays January 24 to February 28

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Where: Island Lake Community Center

1087 NW Island Lake Road, Poulsbo, WA 98370


Who: Adults and teens accompanied by an adult


Cost: $45 for Registration

includes materials; scholarships are available


During the training, you will learn all about local water and land issues, the connection between land use and stream health, and how you can help care for our natural environment. After the training, you can volunteer to participate in service projects that help monitor, protect and enhance stream and ecosystem health. 

For more information or to register, visit WSU’s website at http//kitsap.wsu.edu and click on What’s Happening at Extension. Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.

The Stream Stewards program is funded by the Kitsap County Surface and Stormwater Management Program (SSWM). The SSWM Program protects people, property and natural resources by reducing flooding and stormwater runoff, restoring fish habitat, and preventing stormwater pollution. For more information about the Surface and Stormwater Management Program, visitwww.kitsapgov.com/sswm.

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