environmental restoration

‘We’re going to need so many seedlings’ for reforestation push

BY: - May 27, 2023

Over the next few years, state tree nurseries across the country will build new greenhouses, expand irrigation systems, upgrade seeding equipment and bring on staff. They’re hoping to turn millions of new federal dollars into millions of new seedlings — part of a collaborative effort to reforest landscapes threatened by climate change. “We’re going to […]

A small arch bridge on U.S. Highway 101 crosses the glimmering river on a blue-sky day on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state. Trees line the banks of the river and dead tree trunks can be seen in the water.

On the Olympic Peninsula, reworking a highway to restore a river

BY: - May 9, 2023

BRINNON, Wash. – On a sunny day in late April, the Duckabush River glistened as it neared the end of its journey from its Olympic Mountain headwaters to the breezy tide flats on the edge of Hood Canal, the jagged fjord that extends from the western flank of Puget Sound. Flowing clear overtop of the […]