Ecology Blog

Fecal Matters: Richey Viewpoint Park is closed due to sewage spill, King County
Public Health Seattle & King County issued a closure at Richey Viewpoint Park due to a nearby sewage spill.
Cleaning up: An update will help Everett’s Riverfront redevelopment move forward
We're taking comments on a legal agreement amendment for new safeguards at the Everett Landfill Tire Fire site, located in Everett between Interstate 5 and the Snohomish River.
Fecal Matters: A no-contact advisory issued for Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, Snohomish County
Snohomish Health District issued a no-contact advisory at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park.
Fecal Matters: No-contact advisories lifted for Illahee State Park and Lions Field, Kitsap County
Kitsap Public Health District lifted the no-contact advisories for Illahee State Park and Lions Field.
Boots on the ground: AmeriCorps members conduct water quality surveys with Snoqualmie Tribe
One of our Washington Conservation Corps field crews recently got to head out with the Snoqualmie Tribe’s Environmental and Natural Resources Department to help conduct water quality surveys.
Fecal Matters: No-contact advisory issued for Illahee State Park and Lions Field, Kitsap County
Kitsap Public Health District issued no-contact advisories for Illahee State Park and Lions Field.
Fecal Matters: BEACH Program Update – No contact advisory lifted at eight beaches, two remain under advisory.
July 8, 2021. Routine sampling this week revealed that 8 beaches had lower levels of bacteria and the advisories were lifted. Two beaches remain under advisory and are unsafe for water contact.
Tune in for the (rescheduled) second Let's Talk About Hanford
Join us 5:30 p.m. July 21 for our rescheduled second edition of Let's Talk About Hanford.
Fecal Matters: 10 beaches in Puget Sound under no-contact advisory
A large number of beaches in the Puget Sound region have high levels of fecal bacteria causing the water to be unsafe for swimming.
Cleaning up: On Bellingham’s waterfront, a cleanup plan for the Chlor-Alkali Area
We're taking comments on a cleanup plan for the Chlor-Alkali Area of the Georgia-Pacific West site on the Bellingham waterfront.

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