Earlier this month, the Puget Sound Partnership released its third annual State of the Sound report, a comprehensive summary of the latest progress toward ecosystem recovery. While much remains to be done, the State of the Sound is an opportunity to step back from the day-to-day science and consider the whole picture in wide focus.
The Puget Sound Partnership is seeking an experienced and energetic scientist to be their next Science Director. This important position reports directly to the PSP Director, represents science throughout the agency and beyond, and leads the PSP Science Team. The position may be filled through a direct hire or through an interagency agreement, and would be ideal for a broad-thinking ecosystem scientist who is interested in significantly impacting the direction of the Puget Sound restoration and protection activities. Here is the link to the position, which will remain open until […]
Welcome to the University of Washington Puget Sound Institute, and to our first newsletter. The Institute began almost exactly one year ago with a simple idea: There can and should be better communication among scientists working to protect and restore the Salish Sea ecosystem. Coordinated, system-wide knowledge is vital to effective science and policy (see: About the Institute). Based at the University of Washington Tacoma with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Puget Sound Institute was established in December 2010 to conduct, coordinate, and communicate regional research that […]