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Secure your load: Prevent litter and save lives
National Secure Your Load Day is held annually on June 6th and encourages all drivers to properly secure their loads every time they drive.
A beeutiful day in the neighborhood
When a honey bee swarm showed up in my garden, a golden opportunity presented itself to teach children and adults to not be afraid if they ever witness or encounter a swarm.
It’s Air Quality Awareness Week:
May 4-8 is the 14th annual Air Quality Awareness Week. This year’s theme is “Better Air, Better Health.”
Cleaning up: Goodbye gas station, hello housing
The Cheney Super Stop cleanup site, once a service station then city maintenance facility, shows how a contaminated property can be redeveloped into a community asset, housing in this case.
Earth Day at home – celebrate what makes Washington great (and our birthday!)
Washington's beauty is timeless, and personal choices to protect that beauty must be renewed every day.
Environmental restoration grants reach across state
For 2020, we are awarding local partners $257,000 in Terry Husseman Account grants to fund seven projects across the state designed to improve water quality to benefit Washington residents.
Get prepared now for dust storms
Central and Eastern Washington should take these steps to prepare for dust storms every spring through fall.
Uncertain times won't stop progress in the Walla Walla basin
Interest groups are coming together - via videoconference - to plan a long-term water strategy for the Walla Walla River Basin.
Helping communities reduce risks before floods, find solutions in the aftermath
In February, 2020, flooding brought the biggest disaster in decades to Southeast Washington. Learn how we're helping communities recover and improve their resiliency to future floods.
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.

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