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WSU provides the following website links for your information. Each link will take you from the WSU Water website to one of these important organizations.
Washington State University
- WSU Water Currents newsletter – Online publication produced by WSU Extension’s Water Resources Team featuring projects, research, field notes, and educational outreach programs, with a focus on Washington state’s water quality.
- WSU Research and Programs – WSU faculty, staff and student water research projects.
- WSU Extension Learning Opportunities – On-line, classroom and field opportunities.
- Washington Stormwater Center – A collaborative project with the University of Washington. The Center provides assistance, resources, and training on stormwater management and is a gateway to research, information and new, innovative, and emerging technologies.
- Department of Ecology – Protecting water quality and resources statewide.
- Columbia River – Ecology’s page on resources about the Columbia River.
- Department of Fish and Wildlife – Fishing and shellfishing licensing, wildlife management and conservation.
- Department of Natural Resources – Managing 2.6 million acres of aquatic lands, balancing public benefits.
- State Parks – Boating safety, training and licensing.
- Department of Recreation and Conservation – Managing grant programs for salmon recovery, recreation and conservation issues.
- Department of Health – Overseeing health issues related to drinking water, shellfish and beach safety
Shellfish Safety – Link to map of beach closures. 24 hotline: 1/800-562-5632 – for beach closures and shellfish harvest safety
- Puget Sound Partnership – Leading the recovery of Puget Sound
- Conservation Districts – Helping landowners do conservation projects.
- Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board – Maintains the state’s official list of noxious weeds.
- Bonneville Power Administration – Manages hydroprojects across the Pacific Northwest.
- Environmental Protection Agency – Providing information about water across the nation.
- EPA Region 10, Pacific Northwest – Providing information from the federal government for our region.
- National Park Service Elwha River Restoration – Updates on the largest dam removal in history and the status of restoration of the Elwha River in the Olympic National Park.
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – Data and information on weather, climate, fisheries and more.
- Northwest River Forecast – Clickable map to see river levels, water supply, snow pack and more across the northwest.
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – Fish and wildlife data and information.
- U.S. Geological Survey – Extensive information about Washington’s rivers and streams, ground water, water quality, and more.
- USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service – Focusing on flood protection, soil erosion and water quality.
- Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission – Coordinating management policy and fisheries technical services for the Yakama, Warm Springs, Umatilla, and Nez Perce tribes.
- Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission – Supporting treaty Indian tribes in western Washington with information about fisheries, water quality and watershed issues.
- Upper Columbia United Tribes – Ensuring a healthy future for the traditional territorial lands of the Coeur d’Alene, Kalispel, Kootenai, Spokane and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation.
- Northwest Straits Commission – Focusing on restoration and protection of waters in the Northwest Straits
- Marine Resources Committees: Citizen advisory committees implementing marine conservation projects around Puget Sound and on the outer coast.
- Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC) – Supporting local governments state-wide with a variety of services including research and information on water, climate change and natural resources.
- Washington Sea Grant – Providing research, education and outreach on marine issues
- Washington Native Plant Society – Providing education about Washington Native Plants
- Sea Doc – Funding and conducting research about the Salish Sea
- Stewardship Partners – Helping private landowners protect the environment
This WSU Extension web sites provide links to external sites for the convenience of users. These external sites are not managed by the WSU Extension. Furthermore, WSU Extension does not review, control or take responsibility for the content of these sites, nor do these sites implicitly or explicitly represent official positions and policies of WSU Extension.