Moving to the Pacific Northwest, I didn’t know what I was stepping into. I didn’t realize the importance of salmon to this whole region, their cultural significance, and their role in the ecosystem’s balance.
“I got a call from Ben Budka, the Lab’s Field Science Unit Supervisor and Trouble Call Coordinator, at about 9 p.m. Saturday night” said Diane McElhaney, Environmental Lab Manager. “He said, ‘It doesn’t look good. Bob and I are going to try to save SoundGuardian.’”
Reposted from KC Employee News Jason Argo / 2 hours ago August 29, 2018 King County has hundreds of employees working in the sciences on some of our region’s biggest challenges, from protecting fish habitat to helping people manage and… Read More ›
Over the course of this short-term project, the crew of 16 assessed nearly 27,000 stormwater structures in King County.
Watch a video of the SoundGuardian crew deploying and anchoring a water quality buoy in Puget Sound at Point Williams, off Lincoln Park in West Seattle.
King County will show some of the ways math and science skills apply to jobs in the environment, on Feb. 8 at the Enumclaw Schools Foundation iSTEM Expo, 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Enumclaw Expo Center.
This year, King County kicked off a Beaver Management Program to help beavers remain in our landscape and provide their ecological benefits while not negatively impacting private property and critical infrastructure.
King County recently did a study to see how effective bioretention planter boxes remained three years after construction.