File Marine nutrients help mature habitats thrive

A few weeks ago, the Port’s Environmental Department did a team-building exercise that may be considered a little unorthodox…

A Tongue Twister
How much chum can a chum chucker chuck if a chum chucker could chuck chum?

Environmental Connection:

The Port, in partnership with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, obtained several hundred spawned-out chum salmon carcasses from the Tribe’s nearby Clarks Creek hatchery. Salmon carcasses play a vital role in providing marine nutrients to the ecosystem, and by placing the carcasses in and around the creek channel, the Port is ensuring that this habitat site continues to provide direct and indirect benefits to our environment.

Happy chum to all, and to all a good chum. Okay, that’s the last chum.