Ecology Blog

2020-21: The water year of surprises
The 2020-21 water year started out wet with a good snowpack and is ending extremely dry with drought conditions, breaking records for dryness over the past 127 years.
Nutrient pollution modeling shows different futures for Puget Sound
This week, we shared our latest Salish Sea modeling results, which are moving us another step forward on regional efforts to reduce nutrients.
Cleaning up: Agreement maps cleanup process at former Seattle Times site
We're inviting comment on a legal agreement with the owners of the former Seattle Times site to begin the formal cleanup process.
Learn about nuclear history in the fourth Let's Talk About Hanford
Our fourth Let's Talk About Hanford discussion will explore Hanford from the end of World War II to the end of the Cold War.
Food waste reduction plan holds economic, social, and environmental benefits
The draft Use Food Well Washington Plan is a roadmap to reaching the state’s goals of cutting food waste in half by 2030. The draft plan is now available to the public for review and comment.
Up To $40 million available for streamflow restoration projects
We plan to award $40 million in grants for streamflow restoration projects
Towards a goal of zero spills
Ongoing improvements have built on a record of zero spills from cargo vessels in Puget Sound Ports. This approach helped lead marine safety improvements across the shipping spectrum.
Another day, another (Pacific sand) dollar
If you escaped to the Washington’s coastline this summer to beat the heat, you probably walked by the remains of this month’s critter: the Pacific sand dollar.
Cleaning up: Agreement will start cleanup process where railroad tank cars stopped at former Seattle oil terminal
We're taking comment on a legal agreement with BNSF Railway to begin the cleanup process on the company's portion of the former Time Oil terminal site in Seattle.
Fecal Matters: Sunnyside Beach Park and Chambers Creek Regional Park beaches are now open to water recreation, Pierce County
Sunnyside Beach Park and Chambers Creek Regional Park beaches are now OPEN to water recreation, Pierce County

Showing 11 - 20 of 617 results.