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Enhancing and preserving wetlands large and small making critical difference

With just a few days left in May, American Wetlands Month is winding down. We wanted to share our role in protecting, restoring, and managing Washington’s wetlands resources.

Kicking off American Wetlands Month by securing $4.5 million in federal conservation grants

It is American Wetlands Month and our partners have secured funds to acquire, restore, and enhance about 400 acres of coastal wetlands in Clallam, Mason, Pierce, and Thurston counties.

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

Today, we sent our official response opposing a draft rule to redefine the scope of waters of the United States. The Clean Water Act is instrumental in protecting Washington's water.

Wetlands around the world protect communities while helping fight climate change

Wetlands around the world protect communities while helping fight climate change. Learn about how a community in Okanogan County is restoring Triple Creek wetlands.

River and stream health in Northeastern Washington

Our Watershed Health field crews will be out in six counties in Northeast Washington collecting samples from rivers and streams through October for the first time since 2012.

Ecology secures $5 million in federal grants to help partners conserve five coastal wetlands

May is American Wetlands Month and we are pleased to announce grant awards that help protect, restore, and preserve coastal wetlands in Clallam, Island, Kitsap, and Skagit counties.

Everett area could get nearly $4 million for habitat restoration

A proposed settlement could provide nearly $4 million to fund restoration sites in Port Gardner Bay and the Snohomish River that were damaged by industrial pollution.

Commemorate World Wetlands Day by hiking Renton's Springbrook Creek Trail

On World Wetlands Day, we highlight the importance of conserving and using wetlands wisely, especially in urban areas.

$4.7M in federal grants conserve our biggest set of wetlands yet!

Happy World Wetlands Day! We're excited to announce that over 2,500 acres of wetlands will be conserved through this year’s National Coastal Wetlands Conservation grant awards.

500+ acres of wetlands conserved this World Wetlands Day!!

World Wetlands Day comes with an extra cause to celebrate this year; we're awarding over $4 million in federal grants to acquire, restore, and protect wetlands.

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