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WCC members serve local communities through AmeriCorps program

Sprague and Yakima city officials and the state Military Department requested help battling flood waters in the town of Sprague on March 17, and WCC was able to respond the next day.

Boots on the Ground: Staying mentally healthy during disaster deployment

In the midst of multiple disaster response deployments, WCC AmeriCorps member Alex Wunder shares about how to stay mentally healthy on assignment.

Ecology Experts Assist Craft Brew Alliance to Produce Better Beer with a Better Bottom Line
Our technicians worked with Craft Brew Alliance to help them identify where they could reduce waste and energy loss, and increase their efficiency.
Adjudication in the Nooksack Basin
In 2019, the Legislature asked us to identify areas that were our highest priorities for future adjudications. We identified the Nooksack as one of those.
Boots on the ground: Members’ service impact spans from Washington to Louisiana
On Oct. 5, nearly 300 AmeriCorps members started a new term in the Washington Conservation Corps (WCC). Activities have even extended to Louisiana through a virtual disaster response assignment.
Cleaning up: Fieldwork on Bellingham waterfront's largest cleanup site
What's next for cleaning up the Whatcom Waterway?
$21.2 million awarded for clean water projects in the southwest region
We're offering financial assistance for 26 high-priority projects.
Boots on the Ground: WCC AmeriCorps members assist communities during COVID-19 pandemic
When field activities were temporarily suspended in mid-March to prevent further spread of the coronavirus, some of our AmeriCorps members were able to support our state's response to COVID-19.
Cleaning up: First steps to transforming contaminated Bainbridge Island park
The public is invited to comment on an agree order about the cleanup of Blakely Harbor Park on Bainbridge Island.
Feb. 12, 1970 – a landmark day for environmental protection
On Feb. 12, we're marking the 50th anniversary of the Legislature passing the bill that created the Department of Ecology.