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CSI Highline: What is the status of salmon in Miller and Walker Creeks?

CSI Highline: What is the status of salmon in Miller and Walker Creeks?

Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) for Highline results are in, and all are invited to a fun-filled evening – on Thursday, Mar. 14 or Wednesday, Mar. 27 – to learn about the status of salmon and... [Read more]

Volunteers needed: Community Salmon Investigation for Highline; starts Oct. 1

Volunteers needed: Community Salmon Investigation for Highline; starts Oct. 1

Volunteers are needed to help with the annual Community Salmon Investigation for Highline (aka “CSI: Highline”), which starts Oct. 1. “We are looking for adventurous volunteers to... [Read more]

County employees will be doing ‘bug sampling’ in Walker Creek area soon

County employees will be doing ‘bug sampling’ in Walker Creek area soon

King County employees will be doing ‘bug sampling’ in the Walker Creek area from Sept. 2 – 11 at Walker Preserve. “This is monitoring that is funded by the Miller-Walker basin stewardship... [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]