Come Out of Your Shell! Become a Stream Team Salmon Steward
Salmon returning to their rivers of origin generate excitement in our communities. People from all backgrounds come out to public viewing locations to watch these amazing fish. You can become a Salmon Steward volunteer educator and answer questions about the Deschutes and McLane Creek salmon runs. Deschutes salmon run begins in mid-August and runs through the end of September; the McLane Creek chum run begins in November and ends in early December. No prior experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and enjoy!
New Salmon Stewards attend four two-hour basic trainings: two classroom trainings and two on-site trainings for the Deschutes Hatchery Chinook. Later in November, there will be additional trainings for the McLane Creek wild Chum run.
Two classroom training dates are scheduled as follows: