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Carkeek Watershed Community Action Project

Education in Action since 1979

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Salmon Imprinting

Raising salmon at Carkeek

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Salmon Surveying

Measuring the success of the yearly Carkeek salmon run

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We’re dedicated to improving local watersheds by educating and engaging the community around salmon and water quality.

What we do

Salmon Imprinting

Raising salmon in the imprint pond

Salmon Survey

Counting and measuring returning salmon

Supporting Schools

Supporting teachers in Salmon in Schools program

Water Monitoring

Evaluating water quality at Carkeek

Nature Presentations

Leading nature tours and presentations

  • First Salmon Fry Release of 2023 is Wednesday 3/22

    Join us around 6:00PM this Wednesday, March 22nd for our first release of imprinted salmon! We’ll pull the plug to release the salmon at 6:30PM so make sure you’re there before then! We will be releasing thousands of salmon fry from the Les Malmgren Imprint Pond into Venema Creek. CWCAP volunteers have been raising these salmon …

    First Salmon Fry Release of 2023 is Wednesday 3/22 Read More »

  • Imprint Pond Season 2023 has begun!

    On Thursday Feb 16th the Les Malmgren imprint pond received its first batch of approximately 30,000 Chum salmon from Grover’s Creek Hatchery. The salmon just finished absorbing their egg sacks and are moving into the “fry” stage of life. Now that they’ve absorbed their egg sacks they’re getting comfortable swimming and are just starting to …

    Imprint Pond Season 2023 has begun! Read More »

What we do wouldn’t be possible without these organizations

Recent Posts photo and non-transparent header photo by Tom Reese

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