Ecology Blog

What a difference a year makes
“All in all, water conditions are looking pretty good around the state,” said Jeff Marti, Ecology’s water resources planner
Citizen scientists help Ecology monitor the environment
Every day we work closely with fellow Washingtonians to monitor and study our shared environment. Here are just a few examples of how we partner with citizen scientists throughout the state.
Washington’s Spill Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Program shows why it is a model for the nation
Ecology's Spills Program has released its Activity and Funding Report Report detailing the program’s work and funding sources while outlining challenges.
Siete pasos para disminuir la propagación de COVID-19 en su casa o negocio
Para preservar su seguridad mientras desinfecta su hogar o negocio, siga estos pasos.
Boots on the Ground: Taking chances on 'Coho' crew
AmeriCorps member Emily Atkins shares a first-hand account of what it is like to serve on a Washington Conservation Corps restoration field crew.
Saying no to drugs... and spills
History of Ecology's Spills Program's involvement in illegal drug operation cleanups.
$332,000 Cooke Aquaculture penalty supports habitat restoration in Skagit County and statewide
Salmon will have better habitat in Skagit county with help from a $332,000 penalty settlement with Cooke Aquaculture after the collapse of its floating pen near Cypress Island in 2017.
Counting every drop in the Yakima Basin
A main goal of the water conservation element of the Yakima Integrated Plan is to modernize agricultural water systems to reduce waste from leaks, seepage, and inefficient delivery methods.
Fecal Matters:
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department has lifted the no water contact advisory near Les Davis Pier along Ruston Way.
The arrow worms: Part worm, part fish, part…tiger?
Let’s get “straight to the point”: the arrow worm is “right on target” to be named one of the strangest creatures roaming Puget Sound.

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