Over 35 Years of Education

For 35 years, the Nisqually Reach Nature Center has offered environmental education to thousands of youth and young adults at Luhr Beach in Olympia, Washington, and in the classroom.

  Nisqually Reach Aquatic Reserve

Founded in 2011 to help protect important native aquatic ecosystems in Puget Sound. 

   Citizen Science Research

For over 35 years, NRNC has been monitoring the health of South Puget Sound with the help of citizen stewards. Our Citizen Science programs include Pigeon Guillemot Surveys and Forage Fish Spawning Surveys. 

  Volunteer at NRNC

Join our team of volunteers and help connect our community to the many wonders found in Puget Sound. Just last week our volunteers found Forage fish!