Annual Salmon Spawning Survey at Carkeek Park, data and tradition

Saturdays during the fall salmon run, a team of CWCAP citizen scientists collects data from salmon carcasses in the Piper’s and Venema Creeks, while another team systematically records live sighting and spawning activity data.  Each fall, CWCAP surveys each salmon carcass to determine whether fish are fully spawned, partially spawned, …

CWCAP, UW Ecology, and SPU Salmon Stewards Celebrate Salmon on Nov 18, 2018

The Carkeek Park community of all ages celebrated the annual Piper’s Creek Salmon Celebration on Sunday, November 18, 2018.  In addition to hot drinks, music, good food, and a kid-friendly scavenger hunt through the park, volunteer Salmon Stewards were on hand to welcome, engage, answer questions, and inspire park visitors drawn …