Whatcom County, Washington, USA
Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association
A community engagement powerhouse, the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) will work with 10 community partners to identify degraded stream sides along salmon-bearing waterways and host 15 volunteer work parties to restore them. Planting native trees provides salmon various ecosystem benefits, such as bank stabilization, improved water clarity, detritus input, cooling shade and higher dissolved oxygen. These work parties are expected to engage 2,000 volunteers that will plant 6,000 native trees and shrubs.