Explore the web's most complete and up-to-date habitat classifications for the shorelines of Puget Sound and the Washington coast.
Biologists say calorie counts for Puget Sound salmon species can vary by population, something that may influence management of the region's orcas. More>
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The decaying seawall along Seattle's waterfront is providing scientists with an opportunity to improve long-lost habitat for migrating salmon. It could also show the way for habitat enhancements to crumbling infrastructure worldwide. One University of Washington researcher describes the project.
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How do we define the Puget Sound watershed? The boundaries are mapped using hydrologic unit codes (HUCs), nationally standardized divisions used by conservation agencies.