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Toxic Creature Is Still In Lake Burien, Only Now It’s Nearly 45% Stronger

Toxic Creature Is Still In Lake Burien, Only Now It’s Nearly 45% Stronger

Looks like the Creature from the B-Town Lagoon continues to hang (or should we say swim) around – Miller/Walker Creek Steward Dennis Clark reports that the most recent tests of Lake Burien shows a 45%... [Read more]

“CSI:Highline” (Community Salmon Investigation) Training Starts Oct. 7th

“CSI:Highline” (Community Salmon Investigation) Training Starts Oct. 7th

Dennis Clark, Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward, tells us that the Community Salmon Investigation for Highline – aka “CSI: Highline” – has garnered great interest from the Burien, Normandy Park,... [Read more]

New Tests Show Increase In Toxic Algae In Lake Burien; Arbor Lake Okay

New Tests Show Increase In Toxic Algae In Lake Burien; Arbor Lake Okay

Looks like the Creature from the B-Town Lagoon might be back folks – Miller/Walker Creek Steward Dennis Clark says that the most recent tests for toxic algae in Lake Burien shows a dramatic increase. According... [Read more]

Lake Burien Toxic Algae Levels Continue To Decrease

Lake Burien Toxic Algae Levels Continue To Decrease

Dennis Clark, Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward, sent us an update about levels of the toxic blue-green algae recently found in Lake Burien: On Tuesday, September 14, a water sample was taken from Lake... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Decrease In Toxic Algae In Lake Burien Reported

FOLLOWUP: Decrease In Toxic Algae In Lake Burien Reported

On Thursday (Sept. 9th), we received word from Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward Dennis Clark that the latest water sample taken from Lake Burien for the toxic algae showed an actual 36% decrease (read... [Read more]

Toxic Algae Found In Lake Burien By King County Water Resource Staff

Toxic Algae Found In Lake Burien By King County Water Resource Staff

A toxic blue-green algae bloom was recently discovered in Lake Burien, but may not be visible in this panoramic photo (click to see larger image). Photo taken Aug. 12, 2010 by Scott Schaefer. by Scott... [Read more]

Volunteers Needed For Miller Creek Stream Restoration This Saturday, Oct. 17th

Volunteers Needed For Miller Creek Stream Restoration This Saturday, Oct. 17th

The first salmon of the season on Miller Creek was sighted last Saturday at the Cove in Normandy Park, and stream steward Dennis Clark is putting the call out for volunteers this Saturday (Oct. 17th) to... [Read more]

Walker Preserve Stewardship Party Is Saturday Morning

Walker Preserve Stewardship Party Is Saturday Morning

In August, a portion of Walker Creek in Normandy Park was reconstructed to make it a better fish habitat, and this Saturday (Oct. 3rd) from 9am to Noon, volunteers will be the first members of the public... [Read more]

Grown Men Play In Woods, Remove Debris For Salmon

Grown Men Play In Woods, Remove Debris For Salmon

by Dennis Clark Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward On Monday (Sept. 21st), a merry band of men who never lost their childhood sense of joy in playing in streams set off down Miller Creek in Burien and Normandy... [Read more]

“Happy Hour Weeding” Coming To Miller Creek July 22nd

“Happy Hour Weeding” Coming To Miller Creek July 22nd

Our friend Dennis Clark, Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward, sends us this unusual event – a “Happy Hour Weeding” gathering from 5-6pm on Wed., July 22nd at the Miller Creek restoration... [Read more]

Why A Burien Sports Team Should Be Called The “Beavers”

Why A Burien Sports Team Should Be Called The “Beavers”

by Dennis Clark
Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward

If Burien ever gets a semi-pro (or heck, why not Pro?) sports team, I think they should be called the Burien Beavers.

Burien is once again home to beavers, or at least one beaver. Last week, I received an e-mail from a neighbor of the Walker Wetland in Burien…

Whack Some Invasive Weeds At Walker Wetlands Saturday

Whack Some Invasive Weeds At Walker Wetlands Saturday

This Saturday (Mar. 21st) Spring will have sprung so it’s time to get your garden gloves on, dig out those pruning shears and help the Walker Wetlands by removing invasive plants from 10am to Noon.

Here are the details:

WHAT: Walker Wetland invasive plant removal work party…

Miller/Walker Creek Workshop Moved To Dec. 4th

Miller/Walker Creek Workshop Moved To Dec. 4th

Dennis Clark, Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward. Just got word from Dennis Clark, Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward, that Workshop #3 on monitoring coordination for Miller and Walker Creeks has been changed... [Read more]

Your Weed-Whacking Skills Are Needed July 19th

Your Weed-Whacking Skills Are Needed July 19th

This summer isn’t the only thing that’s moving fast these days – so are the numerous invasive weeds! Now you can combine summer fun with your inner extreme gardener by taking part in... [Read more]