Explore the web's most complete and up-to-date habitat classifications for the shorelines of Puget Sound and the Washington coast.
A 2015 report from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources summarizes the status and trends for native eelgrass and other seagrasses in Puget Sound from 2010-2013.
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.
A new book by biologists Joe Gaydos and Audrey Benedict is one of the first broad-based looks at the natural history of the region as a whole. The Salish Sea: Jewel of the Pacific Northwest brings together new research and a new way of seeing our own backyard. The authors spoke with us about the need for ecosystem thinking, and the extraordinary beauty of this cold-water sea.
The 2016 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference is now accepting proposals for special sessions. Deadline is June 30th. 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.