Environmentally Sound: ‘Salmon In The Classroom’

salmon recoveryMichelle Myers and Seth Elsen were on Daybreak this week to talk about the Pacific Northwest Salmon Center. They discussed the ‘Salmon in the Classroom’ program and why it is important to keep the program going to teach kids about the environment.

Below you can hear the full interview on the Pacific Northwest Salmon Center’s role and involvement in the program and how you can help the Salmon Center facilitate this project in the North Mason area.


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Pacific Northwest Salmon Center Website


Michelle Myers, Natural Resource Projects Coordinator & Education Outreach
Michelle joined the group in January 2009, and is responsible for educational outreach by providing support for K-12 classrooms, mentoring after-school clubs, and coordinating educational camps/events. Michelle also coordinates salmon habitat restoration projects and manages field and reporting logistics. Michelle has worked in the natural resources with state, tribal and federal entities and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Seattle Pacific University. She enjoys exploring all the natural treasures the Hood Canal has to offer with her dog Blaze.

Seth Elsen, Communications Manager
Seth joined the Pacific Northwest Salmon Center in 2013 as a Communications Manager, assisting with outreach, communications, and volunteer coordination. He has worked with state, tribal, and federal agencies in natural resources, and recently graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris with a Bachelor of Arts in Resource Management and Policy, Political Science, and American Indian Studies. Growing up on Hood Canal, Seth enjoys salmon and steelhead fishing, camping, and hiking.

January 23, 2014/Source: Environmentally Sound, KMAS News Radio