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Wood Fiesta: Improving floodplains in Yakima watershed

Dubbed the "Wood Fiesta," large wood is being helicoptered into remote and rugged terrain and placed in streams and floodplains to help improve habitat for native fish species.

Floating the Yakima River with a purpose

Warm water is becoming all too common in the summer months. So much so, that we have teams floating the river to document refuges of cooler water.

Watching the water supply

Months of unusually warm and dry weather continue to put pressure on the state’s rivers and streams.

Watching the water supply update

70 percent of the state is abnormally dry, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

Watching the water supply:

The U.S. Drought Monitor map classifies much of the region as experiencing moderate drought-like conditions.

Watching the water supply

NOAA is forecasting summer to be even drier and warmer than normal, so dry conditions are likely to persist until the fall rains return.

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.

Watching Washington's water supply

The western and southern part of the state is abnormally dry with some areas showing moderately drought-like conditions.

Water supply update: Yakima Basin

In April, water managers announced a 100 percent water supply for Yakima irrigators this season. They optimistically predicted all water users were set.

Marine spatial plan adopted to protect our coastal resources

The state worked closely with numerous partners to develop the marine spatial plan which contains policies to protect sensitive ecological areas and fisheries.

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