Stream Team volunteers gather important information about Bellevue’s streams, lakes and wetlands, and help improve the city’s fish and wildlife habitat in a variety of ways. They watch for salmon and peamouth minnows. To get involved:
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 425-452-5200 and ask to be on the volunteer contact list.
- Provide your email or address to receive announcements about upcoming volunteer events (usually twice per year).
- Sign up for training workshops.
- Attend training and participate in the programs.
Monitor local streams for salmon returning in the fall, visiting a site for 15 minutes twice a week from September through December and reporting when, where and what type of salmon are sighted. Attend two-hour workshop in September.
Check local streams for 15 minutes twice a week from mid-April through May. Record spawning times and use of Bellevue streams. Attend one-hour workshop in April.