miller creek Section

LETTER: Normandy Park Councilmember’s note to Ecology about Miller Creek

LETTER: Normandy Park Councilmember’s note to Ecology about Miller Creek

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Normandy Park Blog nor its staff:] Dear David South, Thank you for... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Coyotes frolicking next to Miller Creek

PHOTOS: Coyotes frolicking next to Miller Creek

Photos by Brett Fish Coyotes make their home and playground at Miller Creek and the Walker Preserve, and these two juveniles were spotted frolicking Sunday morning in the rain chasing each other like puppies... [Read more]

Salmon Returning To Miller & Walker Creeks; Count ‘Far Exceeds’ Last Year

Salmon Returning To Miller & Walker Creeks; Count ‘Far Exceeds’ Last Year

The City of Normandy Park is reporting that salmon have been returning to Miller and Walker Creeks, with a count that “far exceeds last year’s total.” “To date, the volunteers of... [Read more]

Results Of Adult Salmon Survey Presented At Burien City Hall

Results Of Adult Salmon Survey Presented At Burien City Hall

Last week the results of a scientific survey of adult salmon in the Miller and Walker Creeks were presented to the public by Dennis Clark at the Burien City Hall. The data represents the outcome of an... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Over 100,000 Coho Salmon Fry Introduced Into Local Streams

PHOTOS: Over 100,000 Coho Salmon Fry Introduced Into Local Streams

This past Saturday (Jan 22) volunteers gathered at the Miller Creek plant of the Southwest Suburban Sewer District. Equipped with coolers of all shapes and sizes, their mission was to transport the more... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Miller And Walker Creek Overflow, Close Shorebrook Drive

PHOTOS: Miller And Walker Creek Overflow, Close Shorebrook Drive

The much-anticipated “Pineapple Express” rainstorm hit the Normandy Park area hard over the weekend, causing local flooding of creeks, a landslide in nearby Three Tree Point, newly-formed ponds... [Read more]

CSI:Highline On The Case In Burien & Normandy Park

CSI:Highline On The Case In Burien & Normandy Park

BTB Photographer Michael Brunk recently had the opportunity to shadow a CSI team working in Normandy Park. Crime scene investigation? Nope, Community salmon investigation! Seven volunteer teams —... [Read more]

“CSI:Highline” (Community Salmon Investigation) Training Starts Oct. 7th

“CSI:Highline” (Community Salmon Investigation) Training Starts Oct. 7th

Dennis Clark, Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward, tells us that the Community Salmon Investigation for Highline – aka “CSI: Highline” – has garnered great interest from the Burien, Normandy Park,... [Read more]

Community Salmon Investigators Needed To Be Part Of “CSI: Highline”

Community Salmon Investigators Needed To Be Part Of “CSI: Highline”

Dennis Clark, Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward, asks: How many adult salmon return to Miller and Walker Creeks in Burien, Normandy Park, and SeaTac each year? The fact is we have only a general idea.* In... [Read more]

Help Clean Up Fox Creek This Saturday, May 16th

Help Clean Up Fox Creek This Saturday, May 16th

Last fall, a hardy band of volunteers ventured down into the ravine beneath the Sylvester Road bridge in Normandy Park, where they worked to clear hundreds of pounds of garbage around Fox Creek, a tributary... [Read more]