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Help Us Paint a Save Our Salmon Mural!

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About the Project: Artist Austin Picinich will be painting a 188-foot mural in Lake Forest Park with the community's help! We will host a "Community Paint Day" on September 10, 2022, to create this beautiful mural and help raise awareness about the plight of salmon in our streams. There are many costs associated with painting a mural of this size, any help you can give is greatly appreciated! All donations are tax-deductible to The Lake Forest Park Stewardship Foundation for this project and to support North Lake Washington Salmon Watchers.

"A Mural with a Purpose" - Raising Awareness for Salmon

Location: Near Animal Acres Park in Lake Forest Park, McAleer Creek crosses underneath NE 178th St. During the stream culvert replacement project several years ago, two concrete barricades were built that hide McAleer Creek from those walking or driving by.

Our goal is to remind people there are salmon and wildlife in the stream directly below the road. This is a terrific location for public art to brighten up the community and raise awareness for salmon, stream ecology and the need to protect our local waterways.

You can follow the project at , our website website and follow and like the Stewardship Foundation on facebook and instagram.

Read more about Austin and see a timelapse video of his previous salmon mural work in Kirkland at:

Primary mural sponsor is the Lake Forest Park Stewardship Foundation (LFPSF), a 501c3 NonProfit. LFPSFs Mission Statement: To contribute to the well-being of our community by fostering awareness, understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of our natural environment; and by preserving and enhancing parks and open spaces. See the Stewardship Foundation website for more information.

Other partners include: The City of Lake Forest Park, ShoreLake Arts Council, UrbanArtWorks


  • LFP Town Crier
    • $50 
    • 2 yrs
  • Carrie Cassidy
    • $250 
    • 2 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $200 
    • 2 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $500 
    • 2 yrs
  • Mark Phillips
    • $50 
    • 2 yrs


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