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.
Preliminary modeling results show about 20 to 40 percent more rain will fall during each year’s heaviest hour of rainfall by the end of this century.
A new King County Fish Resources Monitoring Program will track, and drive improvement, of the overall effectiveness of ongoing strategies to conserve fish resources.
The Summer Youth program provides approximately 15 students the opportunity to learn about watershed management, water quality, local conservation and stewardship activities and careers in environmental fields.