We’re tracking snow accumulation and melt-out in the Cascade forests, collecting key data that will help ensure water security for valleys and communities below.
The US Senate has approved a bipartisan bill to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Thanks to the leadership of Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and colleagues across the country, the bill to ensure the conservation of our shared public lands and waters for generations of Americans to come now heads to the House.
Our priorities for the 2019 Legislature touch upon all our work, and all our lives, whether we live in the Palouse, along the coast, or in between. They include tackling climate change, protecting the natural and cultural wealth that makes Washington special, and improving equity in environmental policymaking so that all of us can benefit from cleaner, healthier air and water.
Michael is a forest ecologist who studies forests, critters, and how people affect them. Much of his research has focused on the impacts of climate change and how people can build resilience in the face of such changes.