Upcoming outdoor events

Fisheries: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering public workshop as part of its effort to create a draft environmental impact statement on steelhead fisheries. The effort is related to hatchery programs producing early-returning winter steelhead in the Stillaguamish, Dungeness and Nooksack watersheds.

The workshops are from 6 to 8 p.m. July 20 in the Aqua Room of the Skagit Public Utilities District, 1415 Freeway Drive, Mount Vernon and 6 to 8 p.m. July 21 in room 2BC at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood.

For details on the program, go to http://1.usa.gov/1LcVfwt.

Otters: Get a close look at the life of otters at 7 p.m. July 22 at the Northwest Stream Center in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.

A 52-minute film shows otters through all four seasons in Yellowstone Lake. The film is good for children and adults. It’s free but reservations are required. Call 425-316-8592.

Explore: Get a look at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center with a free anniversary picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 23.

The North Cascades Institute’s learning center, on Diablo Lake on Highway 20, is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

The event will include a barbecue, boat tours, live music, naturalists hikes and a chance to tour the facilities.

Get more information at http://ncascades.org/signup/programs/special-events.

Work: The Washington Conservation Corp is working to fill 300 position across the state. The position are all involved with protecting and restoring the environment.

The WCC, which is a partnership with AmeriCorps, offers year-long jobs for adults from 18-25. (The age restriction can be waived for Gulf War Era II veterans, reservists or dependents or those with sensory or mental disabilities.)

WCC AmeriCorps members get hands-on experience. Crews rebuild boardwalks and trails, plant native trees and shrubs, and provide emergency and recovery response for communities in need after natural disasters.

Participants get paid training and a $5,730 scholarship at the end of a year of service. Full-time participants are also paid and are eligible for medical benefits.

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