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June 20, 2013

Kelly Biedenweg appointed Lead Social Scientist at PSI

Dr. Kelly Biedenweg has been appointed Lead Social Scientist at the Puget Sound Institute, with funding from the National Science Foundation and the Puget Sound Partnership. As part of her role at the Institute, she will develop critical social science to support recovery of the Puget Sound, immediately focusing on the development and testing of […]

June 19, 2013

PSI in the news

The Puget Sound Institute and the Center for Urban Waters were featured in several news outlets over the past month, including the Kitsap Sun, Crosscut, and WYPR in Balitimore.

June 19, 2013

The Center for Urban Waters welcomes summer interns

The Puget Sound Instititute and the Center for Urban Waters welcome seven student interns this summer. This is the third year for our internship program, which offers students and recent graduates the chance to work with post-doctoral, and professional scientists on a range of research projects— from field sampling and lab work to multimedia production for the Encyclopedia […]

June 19, 2013

Recreation and water quality in Puget Sound

Puget Sound Institute Visiting Scholar Bill Labiosa recently co-authored a paper in the journal PLoS ONE examining the relationship between water quality and recreational use at various sites in Puget Sound.

June 19, 2013

Forage fish study panel set for August 25th

The Puget Sound Institute will convene a Study Panel on Ecosystem-based Management of Puget Sound Forage Fish from 25-29 August 2013, at the Whiteley Center at the University of Washington’s Friday Harbor Lab, San Juan Island.

June 18, 2013

Listen to the Mazama Pocket Gopher

The South Puget Sound area was once the site of thriving prairie and oak savannas, but these native grasslands are now “among the most endangered ecological communities in North America,” according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Less than 8% of this habitat still remains (with only about 2-3% still dominated by native […]