Release Form & Field Trips

Phot CollageWASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE REQUIRES REPORTING NUMBER OF FRY RELEASED, RELEASE DATE AND RELEASE SITE.  The release site should be the site that was permitted, unless permission to change has been given.

Access the release form here:  Salmon in the Schools – Seattle  2023 Release Form.  We gather additional information on the form to help improve our program for future students.


Signup for Salmon Release Field Trips in Lake Washington (coho and chinook) and Carkeek Park (chum).

  • 90-minute program at Carkeek Park or a near-you Lake Washington beach with up to 60 students; the program includes releasing salmon into the lake or imprint ponds and a self/chaperone-directed scavenger hunt through the park. 

West Seattle schools

  • West Seattle schools release in Fauntleroy Park.  If a West Seattle school, you have been contacted by Judy Pickens ( for release date.


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