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.
The following articles are from the SciFYI Newsletter — a digest of current environmental issues in King County. Authors are from the Science and Technical Support Section of the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Water and Land Resources Division.
King County recently did a study to see how effective bioretention planter boxes remained three years after construction.
Modeling Climate Change Impacts on Extreme Precipitation, Stormwater Design Requirements, and Wastewater Conveyance
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.