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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, July 10, 2009
Ann Marie Finan, Stream Team coordinator, 754-3355 ext. 6857

Volunteers needed to monitor stream bugs in Yelm

Stream Team is seeking volunteers to monitor for stream bugs in the Yelm area on July 20, July 27, July 29, Aug. 5 and Aug. 6. Volunteers will monitor streams from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be accompanied by a trained staff person. To sign up, call Ann Marie Finan at 754-3355, ext. 6857 or e-mail finanam@co.thurston.wa.us.

Stream bugs, otherwise known as benthic macroinvertebrates, provide valuable information about water quality and the biological health of streams.


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3