Bear Creek Small Successes, BIG Impacts Date (if desired) By Olivia Clark When you see one of the world’s most charismatic species suffering due to human-produced pollution, you might want to respond with action. And in 2018, Southern Resident orcas received...read more
Bothell 2019 Puget Sound Green Infrastructure Summit Date (if desired) By Hannah Kett Mobius Hall at Cascadia College was overflowing with inspiration, collaborative energy and green infrastructure leaders from around the Puget Sound region during the 4th Annual Puget...read more
Columbia City Bringing Nature to the Schoolyard at Hawthorne Elementary Date (if desired) By Olivia Clark Nature’s benefits extend beyond providing habitat — trees cool hard surfaces, filter out pollutants from stormwater and reduce air pollution. Access to nature has...read more
Woodland Park Zoo City Nature Challenge 2019 Date (if desired) By Dr. Sarah Yarwood-Lovett & Katie Remine How much wildlife do you think lives alongside us in our cities? What are the most common species in cities around the world? What species of plants and animals...read more
Stormwater Messaging Toolkit Date (if desired) By Betsy Adams Catch basins and MS4’s and engineered bioretention cells – oh my! The jargon-rich vocabulary of the stormwater world can be a big barrier to outreach staff working to convey the importance of and increase...read more
Openness, Collaboration, and Co-Creation: Realizing the Full Potential of Nature-Based Solutions Date (if desired) By Mark DeLaurier The potential for nature-based solutions (NBS) continues to rise, and new research points the way toward realizing those possibilities...read more
King County The Green Stormwater Infrastructure Overview and Accomplishment Report Date (if desired) The 2017-2018 Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Overview and Accomplishment Report highlights King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) and Seattle Public...read more
White Center Meet the First Seattle Restaurant to Tackle Stormwater Pollution Date (if desired) By Will Chen Toxic stormwater runoff is Seattle’s #1 source of pollution. During heavy rains, stormwater surges through city pipes. These surges can cause overflows that...read more
TREE PLANTING PROJECTS KICK OFF AROUND PUGET SOUND Date (if desired) By Hannah Kett As fall gets under way in Washington state, there is one type of nature that is top of mind for many people: trees. With leaves changing colors to create a beautiful backdrop, it is...read more
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