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Salmon Center hosts MLK Day of Service project

A hardy group of community and AmeriCorps members performed restoration work in subfreezing temperatures at the Belfair Salmon Center on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 15., a federal holiday that encourages Americans to volunteer in honor of King.

Local AmeriCorps members with the Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Association organized the “Day of Service” event.

AmeriCorps is a national service program that provides stipends for volunteers, who typically work full time for one year.

AmeriCorps Environmental Educator Brett Larson originally planned a planting project that would add native trees...


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