Tag Archives: RIVERS

Washington State seeks to purchase forest conservation easements

Department of Natural Resources

Landowners with threatened species habitat on their property may apply The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking landowners who wish to apply for permanent conservation easements through its Rivers and Habitat Open Space Program (RHOSP). Since 2002,

Washington State to set guidance for reclaiming wastewater

Washington State Department of Ecology

The state Department of Ecology is developing guidance for local governments so they have an approved, standardized approach to reclaim water.   “Water is our most precious natural resource and is declining in many parts of our state” said Ecology

Department of Natural Resources launches derelict vessel “turn-in” program

Washington DNR derelict vessel removal program

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has developed a Vessel Turn-in Program (VTIP) to dismantle vessels that do not yet satisfy the legal definition of “derelict” or “abandoned,” but are likely to become derelict or abandoned in the

Hoquiam turns on the spray park, Weather Service warns of cold rivers in hot weather

Hoquiam Spray Park

The city of Hoquiam has energized the spray park for the next couple days so kids can enjoy some early summer.  The park will be active from about 12-7 today and tomorrow, and will re-open again around Memorial Day weekend.

Public input sought on potential habitat restoration project near Astoria


Portland, Ore. – The Bonneville Power Administration is seeking public input and comment on potential environmental impacts from a proposed project to restore a tidal marsh in Clatsop County, Ore., to benefit salmon and steelhead. An open house describing the

Hoquiam to Celebrate First First Thursday

HOQUIAM, Wash. - Stores will host live music, display art, and stay open late this coming Thursday, why? Well because it's the First Thursday in Hoquiam, and this Thursday is the first, First Thursday for the Hoquiam Business Association.


Cosmopolis to Draft Resolution Against Wild Olympics Proposal

COSMOPOLIS, Wash. - The city of Cosmopolis could be next in line to make a stand on the Wild Olympics campaign, Mayor Vickie Raines said last night that Councilman Frank Chestnut requested a resolution in opposition be drafted and presented

Humptulips Fish Hatchery to Hire Clipping Crew

HUMPTULIPS, Wash. - The Humptulips Fish Hatchery will seek funding for a fish clipping crew, due to low volunteer turnout to get the coho and Chinook fry marked prior to their release. With 500-thousand of each, Ken Isaksson from the

Some in GOP Push for Conservation Causes

SEATTLE, Wash. - Support for many environmental causes seems to run strictly along party lines, but a group of Republicans is trying to change that in Congress. They are asking House Speaker John Boehner to help push 19 bills through

Aberdeen Construction Project Fails Water Quality Standards

 OLYMPIA - The developer of an Aberdeen housing project is being fined $79,000 by the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) for violating the water quality permit requirements and an order designed to correct the problems.
     Ed Christensen