The Washington State legislature adjourned at the end of July without adopting a capital budget for the 2017-19 biennium This means no funding for Floodplains by Design projects, and other critical programs. The true impact of this decision, and the...
The Puget Sound Institute features a new story about the benefits of taking an integrated Floodplains by Design approach. This story provides a nice summary behind the goals of integrating flood control and salmon recovery, and highlights recent projects...
A new film highlights how partners have come together to plan for managing water resources as the North Olympic snowpack is diminishing. This film highlights the needs and benefits of the Dungeness River Off-Channel Reservoir Project. Climate change has...
The Department of Ecology has released the Floodplains by Design ranked project list for 2017.
Read the full story in the Yakima Herald.
This new report summarizes the current state of knowledge concerning observed and likely future climate trends and their effects on the lands, waters, and people of the Puget Sound region. Read the full report here.
Join us for the Floodplains by Design Celebration Reception and Dinner on Monday, September 12 from 5:00 – 8:00pm at the Renaissance Hotel in Seattle.
Floodplains by Design is seeking reviewers for our project applications. This is your chance to be involved with selecting the most exciting floodplain restoration projects in the state for inclusion in the 2017 Ecology budget request.
Earlier this year, the state Department of Ecology received and reviewed 56 pre-proposals for the next round of Floodplains by Design grant funding. Read the full article for a full summary.
Floodplains by Design seeks your input for a celebration event and workshop coming later this year. Please take a few minutes to fill out a survey on how to best design the event.