Each fall the Linn-Benton Salmon Watch (LBSW) trains and guides volunteers to teach grade school students about salmon and their return to our rivers to spawn. This is the first trip to an area river to see salmon for many of these children.
Our Blueback chapter of TU supports LBSW with an annual donation but in 2015 Blueback members participated in this local service project by helping children learn about salmon, their food, and their freshwater habitat. Now is your chance to teach kids about rivers and fish as LBSW pulls together its instructor teams for fall 2016.
It’s easy to help!
First, become trained as a volunteer one morning this fall. The dates are Fri Aug 26, Sat Sept 10 or Sat Oct 15.
Second, sign up for one or a few weekday outings as a volunteer instructor of 5th and 6th graders.
Kids that learn how to care for our rivers grow up to be adults that make wise decisions about rivers. Help them take this first step!