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Washington's Wetlands Warrior: one of Ecology's own receives national acclaim
For American Wetlands Month, we are honoring Ecology wetlands manager, Lauren Driscoll, who earned a national award for her body of work.
Anderson Lake study suggests toxic blooms are a recent development
Core sampling study shows history of Anderson Lake’s toxic algae
Invasive Species
Despite its beautiful appearance, flowering rush is an invasive weed that threatens waterways throughout the state
Better living through Green Chemistry
After nearly a century of manufacturing dangerous toxic chemicals, a new perspective in the field has emerged called "Green Chemistry."
Ecology wins national Pollution Prevention awards
Each year, we celebrate Pollution Prevention Week, a time to recognize staff, local partners, businesses, and Washington residents for taking actions to reduce or eliminate sources of pollution.
Ready for summer!
Halfway through this year of pandemic and upheaval, summer brings much to do — and appreciate.
Women in Science: Jenifer Parsons
Jenifer Parsons is at the forefront of Washington’s fight against invasive plants. For the past 26 years, she has monitored aquatic plant populations throughout the state.
Feb. 23, 1970 - A step closer to Ecology's creation
On Feb. 23, 1970, Gov. Dan Evans signed into law a bill creating Washington's new Department of Ecology, set to open July 1 of that year.
State adds airboat to its oil spill response toolbox
State of Washington's purchases airboat to use in sensitive coastal areas.
Women in Science: Arati Kaza

Chemist Arati Kaza is our quality assurance officer and this month's woman in science.

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