Our updated species library features checklists of species found in the Puget Sound watershed, from vertebrates and invertebrates, to plants and algae. Read thousands of descriptions from the Encyclopedia of Life and find status and trends for regional species of concern.
The Biennial Science Work Plan is prepared every two years by the Puget Sound Partnership to identify priority science needs and actions for Puget Sound recovery. A draft of the 2014 plan is now available for public review. Read more >
View selected papers and reports related to Puget Sound science. The list is generated monthly through alerts by Google Scholar, and we welcome additional suggestions.
Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) is an aquatic flowering plant common in tidelands and shallow waters along much of Puget Sound’s shoreline. It is widely recognized for its important ecological functions, and provides critical habitat for many Puget Sound species such as herring, crab, shrimp, shellfish, waterfowl, and salmonids.
EoPS will publish the official mobile app for the upcoming Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference in Seattle. Read more.
As featured in Seattle Magazine.
How do we define the Puget Sound watershed? The boundaries are mapped using hydrologic unit codes (HUCs), nationally standardized divisions used by conservation agencies.