The North Olympic Salmon Coalition calls for volunteers to plant trees to enhance salmon habitat from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. along the Dungeness River this Saturday, April 4.
Tools and gloves will be provided. The event will include a short tour of the planting area. Bring warm, waterproof clothes and boots, water, warm beverages and a lunch.
Access to the planting site is off Sequim-Dungeness Way, across from the Dungeness Schoolhouse. To attend, RSVP Kendra Krantz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-379-8051.The trees will be planted on a privately owned riverfront property. Event organizers say the trees will benefit birds and other wildlife as well.
“The Dungeness River has great habitat for several species of salmon and we are planting conifers along the banks to ensure that it stays that way,” Reed Aubin, North Olympic Salmon Coalition Education and Volunteer Program Manager, said.
“These trees will also benefit other wildlife, including many bird species that use the area,” Aubin said. “Bring your binoculars!”