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King County's SciFYI: A digest of current natural science issues in King County

The articles in this special edition of SciFYI were written by students participating in King County's Work Training Program. The 2009 program was funded by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. The class assisted students with both work and school credit.

All files are provided in Adobe Acrobat format.

» Read the current issue of the SciFYI Newsletter. Individual articles can be downloaded below.

King County summer youth employment program participants. Summer Youth Employment Program Student Report
Students removed invasive weeds choking out native plantings around Cottage Lake. Nuthin' but Weeds by Taylor Lee and Anthony Olachea
Compiled poems about water written my YouthSource Natural Resource Group. Compiled Poems About Water by YouthSource Natural Resource Group, August 2009, inspired by the Jay-Z Water for Life DVD
Students filling buckets with mulch to place around plants. Rejuvenation by Ciera Boyd and Duke Nguyen
King County forester, Bill Loeber, instructed class what to do and how to do it safely in Ring Hill Forest. Out in the "Cuts" by Cindy Zecena and Julia Salazar
Editorial by Ean Goddard inspired by a story about Jay-Z Editorial: The Donations of Jay-Z by Ean Goddard
Cindy Zecena writes an open letter to the President An Open Letter to President Barack Obama by Cindy Zecena
Coral in main tank of Seattle Aquarium. Experiencing Water Life at Seattle's Aquarium by Mohamoud Ali, Shaq Polk, Muk de Guzman, Sam Hoard
Bull thistle, an invasive weed at Shadow Lake Park. A Field Study at Shadow Lake Park by Brandi Martin, Erica Parker, Leanna Lemcke, and Aubrey Burrell


Download the full August 2009 SciFYI special edition newsletter in its publication format, printed on 8.5 x 11 inch pages. ( 6.5 mb pdf file)

For questions about the SciFYI Newsletter, please contact Larry Jones, Senior Water Quality Planner, Science and Technical Support Section.