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Students do their part to help salmon swim to Puget Sound

More than 5,000 coho eggs placed in Willow, Shell, and Shellabarger creeks


Last updated 12/16/2021 at 8:17am

Brian Soergel

Annabelle Yenter, Paola Ochoa and Leah Kim dig a hole in Willow Creek to support a hatchbox for salmon eggs.

More than 40 Edmonds-Woodway and Meadowdale high school students devoted their Saturday afternoon to placing 85,000 coho salmon eggs in incubators at Willow Creek Salmon Hatchery in Edmonds.

The students were from Edmonds-Woodway's Students Saving Salmon club and Meadowdale High School Environmental Club. Together with teachers and others, they are part of the Edmonds Stream Team.

"This is our third year placing hatchboxes under the direction of Joe Scordino, who runs the Edmonds Stream Team," said E-W's David Millette, the club's faculty adviser. "Joe and the club are in their seventh year...

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