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Bear Creek Salmon Festival
Salmon is KING!
First SATURDAY of every OCTOBER
The Government Shutdown will not Stop the Salmon Festival - Read our news release.
At North Mountain Park
620 N Mountain Ave, Ashland
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Did you know that King salmon spawn right in your neighborhood? (Learn more about salmon in Bear Creek.) They can be seen in local waterways, such as Bear Creek, Wagner Creek, Ashland Creek, Walker Creek, Neil Creek, Emigrant Creek, Wrights Creek creeks that run right through our community! This admission-free festival will feature all-ages interactive workshops and exhibits focusing on improving salmon habitat in our region and on watershed stewardship in our own homes and yards. Learn about making ocean-friendly choices for seafood.
NEWExplore Bear Creek and beautiful North Mountain Park while attending outdoor mini workshops taught by local experts on topics ranging from composting to how and where to look for spawning salmon in Bear Creek.
North Mountain Park Birds with Harry Fuller, Birding Field Trip Guide
Composting Demonstration for Backyard Gardeners with Liz Landreth, Master Gardener
Bear Creek Habitat Restoration Tour with Eugene Weir, Restoration Project Manager for the Freshwater Trust
Water Wisdom 101: Habits and Hardware with Julie Smitherman, City of Ashland Water Conservation Specialist & Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor
Riparian Plant Walk (and using plants to manage stormwater) with Rachel Werling, OSU Extension Service
Safe Car Wash Kit Demonstration with Tom Beam, Ashland Conservation Commission
How, When and Where to View Spawning Salmon in Bear Creek with Frances Oyung, Bear Creek Watershed Council Coordinator
Volunteers are appreciated to help out with a variety of activities at the festival or on the day before to help set up. Please email the Ashland Parks & Recreation Volunteer Coordinator Lori Ainsworth or call 541-552-2264.
North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N Mountain Ave, Ashland, OR 97520
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