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Walking our talk on greenhouse gas emissions

At Ecology, we believe that every day should be Earth Day. We also believe that sustainability begins at home. We are constantly looking for opportunities to operate more efficiently, both to save taxpayers’ money and to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. Read about some of the ways we're walking our talk.

Read our April 19 blog

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Boots on the ground: Restoring habitat through partnerships in Bellingham

On Earth Day 2019, Washington Conservation Corps is thrilled to highlight nearly two decades of close partnership with City of Bellingham.  Our members serving in Bellingham are continuing to improve habitat along riparian corridors, to help restore local salmon runs that have suffered due to increased urbanization.

Women in Science: Sheelagh McCarthy

April 18 blog – Sheelagh McCarthy is a surface water quality scientist and modeler. One exciting challenge for her is finding new and different ways to present and communicate our scientific results. Recently, she created the Salish Sea Model results web map. Learn about this project and more in the full story.

Register soon: Brownfields Conference room rate ending April 25

April 16 blog – Join us for our free Washington State Brownfields Conference in Spokane May 28 – 30. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Doubletree by Hilton Spokane City Center. The special room rate will be available until April 25 or until sold-out.

Boots on the ground: Empowering leaders through environmental service

April 16 blog – Climate in Washington matters. Ahead of Earth Day, our Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) is sharing how our AmeriCorps members are helping prepare for the future with solutions rooted in empowerment and environmental service.

We oppose federal proposal to redefine "waters of the United States"

April 15 blog – On April 15, we responded to a federal proposal to redefine “U.S. waters” that would be protected under the 1972 Clean Water Act. We oppose the draft rule that would eliminate federal protection for classes of Washington streams and wetlands, including salmon habitat that resident orcas need to survive. 

Public invited to meeting about Olympia brewery oil spill

April 15 news release –We're holding a public meeting on April 18 about how we're responding to the Olympia Brewery oil spill in the Deschutes River and Capitol Lake. 

Tacoma Smelter Plume Yard Program

April 11 blog –To reduce human health risks from arsenic and lead in soils, our Yard Program is working in yards in North Tacoma that have been affected by the Tacoma Smelter Plume.

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