Web Sites and Link
biocoreWestern Washington Biofuels Cooperative. Dedicated to advocacy, promotion, production, research, education and sales of environmentally sustainable biofuels for on and off-road vehicle use in government, business, and among the private citizens. Forum, links, and membership details.
Center for Environmental Law and PolicyA nonprofit membership organization working to preserve and restore Washington's freshwater resources through agency monitoring, litigation, education, and policy research.
Central Washington Native PlantsPhotographs of both native and non-native species, including informational articles.
Clean Sound Cooperative, Inc.Protecting the maritime environment of Western Washington, providing marine oil response, news articles, and membership information.
Earth Share of WashingtonStrives to protect the quality of life through stewardship of the environment. Includes member groups, workplace giving, volunteer opportunities, news, and events.
Environmental Hearings OfficeIndependent state agency housing boards for pollution control, shoreline hearings, forest practices, and hydraulic appeals. Includes a calendar, research, record of decisions, and case data.
Exploraquarium Puget SoundThe geology, circulation, and biology of the Puget Sound region.
Flora and Fauna NorthwestCompleted by students at Gresham High School, this guide offers taxonomic keys to wildflowers, shrubs, and trees in Washington and Oregon, with specific regional guides. Also offers a guide for Pacific Northwest animals.
Hydrogeology of Washington State SymposiumPeriodic conference covering topics in the state's ground and surface waters, as well as geology. To be held April 8-10, 2003 in Tacoma. Includes announcements and information about past events.
Mars Society Puget SoundThe Puget Sound area chapter of this international organization dedicated to furthering the goal of the exploration and settlement of the Red Planet. Offers news, books, videos, discussion groups, and membership information.
Nisqually River CouncilOversees protection of the aquatic and wildlife habitats, waters, and wetlands of the river basin. Includes organization information, watershed map, reports on chinook salmon recovery efforts and other activities, and links to related sites.
Northwest Straits Marine Conservation InitiativeWorking to restore and protect marine resources and habitats in the northwest Washington counties of Clallam, Island, Jefferson, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom.
Northwest Washington AuroraPersonal site with photographs.
People For Puget SoundA non-profit citizens' group working to protect and restore the health of Puget Sound and the Northwest Straits through education and action. Offers news, book resources, and links.
Puget Sound Engineering CouncilFunctions to increase public awareness and appreciation of engineering, science and technology. Sponsors the Washington state science fair each year. Includes photo gallery, news, legislation, mission statement, and member institutions.
Puget Sound Green PagesInternet links for the Puget Sound environmental community.
Puget Soundkeeper AllianceAn environmental group aimed at protecting and preserving Puget Sound by stopping the discharge of toxic pollution through advocacy and vigilant monitoring. Offers information about enforcement, pollution preventions, news, volunteer opportunities, and resource center.
State of Washington Water Research CenterServes as a primary link between water-related personnel in the academic community; local, state, and federal government; and the private sector. Offers a newsletter, announcements, and local watershed conditions.
Structural Engineers Association of WashingtonContains contact information, links to other chapters, upcoming events, related links, news, and publications.
Washington Association for Biomedical ResearchAdvancing biomedical research through public education and service to the research community. Programs, information, newsletter, annual report, press releases and membership.
Washington Association of Conservation DistrictsNon-profit organization representing Washington's 48 conservation districts. Meetings, district listings, legislative information, publications, and links.
Washington Environmental CouncilStatewide advocacy organization that works to improve and enforce environmental laws. Includes links to state legislature, donation and volunteer opportunities, and links.
Washington Native Plant SocietyOrganization dedicated to the conservation and study of native plants. Includes history and goals of the organization, as well as educational activities, and membership information.
Washington Soil Survey ProgramInformation about NRCS soils mapping activities in the state, including online access to some reports.
Washington State SoilsInteractive statewide soils map. Click on a county to bring up a more detailed map, then click on the map unit to read a description.
Washington State Department of Natural ResourcesState government department dedicated to educating and preserving Washington's natural resources. Offers a list of programs, news, publications, list of natural hazards, education, and employment opportunities.
Washington State Pest Management Resource ServiceResearch-based pest management information for agricultural producers and homeowners. Includes crop profiles, overview of pesticides and other forms of control, applicator training, and weed control.
Washington State Noxious Weed Control BoardIncludes a list of weeds, laws, county boards, education, and links.
Washington Technology CenterA state science and technology agency that facilitates and funds industry-university research collaborations. Includes funding resources, list of partnerships, news, overview, links, and a list of seminars and events.