Stream-side Living

How can you help protect our streams and our salmon?


 Stream Sense:

Learn important information about streamside etiquette through this downloadable brochure, produced by the City of Bellingham

Plant It Right: Repairing Our Streams
Streamside planting projects are vitally important in the restoration of fish and wildlife habitat. The success of these restoration projects is directly tied to proper planting techniques and subsequent maintenance.

This 17-minute video will help students and volunteers understand the steps necessary to "Plant It Right."  It includes:

  • Planting techniques for livestakes (cuttings), bare root, and potted plants
  • Proper hole preparation
  • Short- and long-term maintenance considerations
  • Tool safety
  • Streamside etiquette

This video and accompanying planting techniques fact sheet are available in a downloadable format at: