Despite the additional challenges pandemic restrictions placed on field inspections, staff were able to complete inspections on all 511 river facilities this year – normally a task that spans a two-year cycle.
The people in the Water and Land Resources Division work on everything from the broadest environmental issues of our landscape, to the microscopic work that takes place in our lab.
Just like people rely on roads to cross over creeks as they move throughout the region, salmon and steelhead rely on barrier-free creeks flowing under roads to reach vital upstream habitats.
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The ESJ iMap application allows employees to access and view census and demographic data with a geographic context for their projects, programs and reporting.
Snoqualmie Fish, Farm and Flood Advisory Committee that has spent more than three years forging the first major agreement in the county to strike a balance between farming interests and salmon recovery.
The Bendich property before the Green Shores for Homes makeover and after. The bulkhead was removed to create a more natural shoreline that is better for the environment and fish.
King County has begun its seasonal monitoring of freshwater swimming beaches to ensure they are safe for recreation.