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EPA Administrator honors Billy Frank, Jr.’s courageous environmental leadership

The EPA offered the following statement from administrator Gina McCarthy regarding the passing today of Billy Frank Jr. Release Date: 05/05/2014 Contact Information: Hanady Kader, EPA Public Affairs, 206-553-0454, kader.hanady@epa.gov Billy Frank, Jr. was an historic and heroic leader of his generation. With his passing, America has lost one of its greatest voices for justice. Billy …

Remembering Billy Frank Jr.

The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission announced the death this morning of its founder and chairman Billy Frank Jr., an iconic champion of tribal fishing rights and a leading advocate for salmon and the environment. The commission was closed for the day, and the news of Frank’s death at 83 has resonated throughout the Pacific Northwest. “Billy Frank …

Information flow in the Salish Sea

Help us understand how scientific information flows in the Salish Sea. We have put together a survey aimed at attendees at this week’s Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference. How do you get your information? We’d love to hear from you. Click here to access the survey. Results from 60 respondents as of 5/7/14:  84.75% of respondents …

Download the SSEC mobile app

Go paperless at SSEC14. The first-ever Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference mobile app is now available. Get the full conference schedule online. Don’t have a smartphone? Simply use the web version at the same link. The Puget Sound Institute built the app using CrowdCompass software with funding from the Puget Sound Partnership. Download the app here. 

PSI publishing mobile app for Salish Sea conference

PSI’s Encyclopedia of Puget Sound has been chosen to publish the official mobile app for the upcoming Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference in Seattle. The app will allow users to customize their schedules, network with conference participants and receive real-time news about conference events. It will be available for all devices and will be the first …