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Holiday Trees for Salmon at Northwest Stream Center

Vine maple along northwest salmon stream.
Purchase a Holiday Tree for Salmon and receive a 2015 membership in the Adopt A Stream Foundation. Photo courtesy of: Northwest Stream Foundation.

The Northwest Stream Center in McCollum Park is offering live trees for sale that can be returned to the Stream Center after the holiday season and planted next to salmon streams in the spring of 2015.

On Saturday, December 13th, 2014, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm there will be 200 live and wild Holiday Trees for Salmon for sale. The varieties include Sitka Spruce, Western Red Cedar and Douglas Fir.  They cost $35 to $50 and are between three feet and six feet high.

As you enjoy your Holiday Tree for Salmon during the season, you can also enjoy the fact that your tree will help out salmon next year.

  • Holiday Trees for Salmon
  • Northwest Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett
  • Saturday, December 13th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Sitka Spruce, Western Red Cedar and Douglas Fir
  • Cost: $35 to $50 for three to six feet high trees

As a gift from Northwest Stream Center, anyone who purchases a Holiday Tree for Salmon will receive 2015 general membership in the Adopt A Stream Foundation (a $25 value).

Another incentive to visit Northwest Stream Center on December 13th is that it will be a tax free day at the Nature Store.  

You will also be able to take a walk on the Elevated Nature Trail (approximately 75% complete) and see what 100-year old Sitka Spruce, Western Red Cedar and Douglas Fir trees look like.

If you or your business are interested in giving a gift this season that will last a lifetime, consider giving an Elevated Nature Trail Sponsorship:

Elevated Nature Walk Deck Board ($25) - sponsors will be recognized on a large plaque at the NW Stream Center.

Nature Walk Section ($500) - sponsors will be recognized on a stainless steel plate on the section of their choice.

Elevated Nature Trail Viewpoints ($5000 each) - sponsors will be recognized on a sign placed at the viewpoint of choice:

  • Headwater Stream
  • Cedar Cathedral (this beautiful viewpoint now has sponsors and is no longer available)
  • Salmon Activity
  • Forest Lantern
  • Beaver Work

Bridge Crossings ($15,000 each) -sponsors will be recognized on the bridge crossing sign:

  • Trout Stream Crossing
  • Frog Pond Crossing
  • Wetland Crossing

If you are Interested please call 425-316-8592 for more information.

If you enjoy spending time outdoors, stop by and join the team building the Elevated Nature Trail – bring some rain gear along and help with the last few hundred feet. It is a lot of fun, and all volunteers are rewarded with an annual membership gift.

You can also check out the Elevated Nature Trail progress from the following link: http://www.streamkeeper.org/aasf/Elevated_Nature_Trail_Progress.html.

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