The Yelm City Council approved $2,450 in funds on January 9 to renew the intergovernemental services contract between the Yelm School District & the Nisqually River Education Project (NREP) for the period of January 1 – May 31, 2007.
“Located at the Yelm School District, the Nisqually River Education Project (NREP) is the Nisqually River Council’s watershed education program. The NREP offers watershed workshops and training opportunities for teachers interested in community-based watershed education from throughout the entire Nisqually River watershed.
The NREP features a student water quality monitoring program in cooperation with South Sound GREEN. The NREP also coordinates school involvement in salmon habitat enhancement and restoration projects. For more information, please call Chris Maun, 458-6137,” quoting the Thurston County Environmental Education Guide.
This is now a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization associated with the Nisqually River Council.