2019 FbD Project List Announcement

The Department of Ecology (Ecology), along with our partners the Puget Sound Partnership (Partnership) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC), are announcing the release of the Floodplains by Design (FbD) 2019-21 project list.  This project list supports Ecology’s request...

A New Tool For Farmers In A Changing Climate

By Jamie Robertson, Conservation Geographer, and Heather Cole, Puget Sound Community Relations Manager Imagine you’re a third-generation farmer in the Puget Sound. You’ve seen changes around your farm for years — neighboring farms disappear to urban sprawl and...

The Only Constant Is Change: Explore How Rivers Meander Over Time

Words and graphics by Erica Simek Sloniker Many of us live near a river. Overtime, we grow accustomed to observing its flow at various times of the year as well as the path it follows. In many cases, we simply enjoy watching the wildlife or the beautiful glossy hue a...

Stories From The Floodplain

Floodplains Come Alive Through Storytelling By Heather Cole   When I think of rivers an idealistic picture comes to mind. An image of water flowing from steep snow-capped mountains, meandering through valleys and forests and then finally emptying into the brackish...

Two RFPs From NFWF

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is currently requesting proposals for two grants: Killer Whale Research and Conservation Program 2018  The program will award up to $800,000 in funds this year for killer whale conservation. The program may also support...

Get Inspired!

Are you inspired to be part of a lasting legacy of environmental commitment and action that shapes the future of Washington State?  Watch and listen to the powerful Ecology video highlighting SEA Programs’ Floodplain by Design efforts, and get inspired to join an...

Ecology is Hiring!

The Washington State Department of Ecology is hiring a Floodplain Restoration Planner. The Floodplain Restoration Planner position serves as an associate-level planner, supporting administration of the Floodplains-by-Design program by providing regional...

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