Central Region

Ecology has four regional offices. The Central region includes Benton, Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Klickitat, Okanogan, and Yakima counties.
Ecology has four regional offices. The Central region includes Benton, Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Klickitat, Okanogan, and Yakima counties.

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Residential project near Manson tests remedies for lead arsenate contamination
A Manson area developer tests 'model remedies' to remove pesticides from old orchard lands for a new housing complex near Lake Chelan
Ecology seeking contacts for statewide wetland mapping inventory project
We're starting a statewide survey to inventory wetland maps and mapping efforts in Washington.
Boots on the ground: Greater sagebrush habitat for greater sage-grouse
Hear first-hand from AmeriCorps member Finn Maunder about his experience restoring sagebrush habitat as part of a WCC field crew.
Reopening our offices to the public
All Ecology offices are open to the public by appointment. Online health screenings and masks are required, regardless of vaccination status.
Be #SmokeReady2021 this wildfire season
It's #SmokeReady2021 week. Here's how to prepare for wildfire season.
Sea #SmokeReady2021 esta temporada de incendios forestales
Sea #SmokeReady2021 esta temporada de incendios forestales
Cleaning up: New model remedies for contaminated historic orchard lands
Our year-long efforts with stakeholders resulted in the draft Model Remedies for Cleanup of Former Orchard Properties.
New maps identify potential contamination on former orchard lands
Ecology created new maps from old aerial images that help identify where potentially-contaminated former orchard lands are located.
Legacy Pesticide Group Final Report
The Legacy Pesticide Working Group concluded its work and provided recommendations to Ecology about how to address lead and arsenic contamination on former orchard lands.
Clean & safe water for communities
This summer, scientists plan to sample 170 wells as part of the larger effort to address elevated nitrate in the Lower Yakima Valley.

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