King County >> Environment
Access to King County related sites and services.
City of Seattle >> Seattle Public Utilities
The website of the City of Seattle and its environmental activities and resources.
City of Bellevue >> Planning and Community Development >> Conservation and environment
City of Bellevue website with some of its environmental activities and resources.
City of Renton >> Public Works >> Utilities - Surface Water
City of Renton site and some of its environmental activities and resources.
Snohomish County >> Surface Water Management
Access to related sites and services in Snohomish County.
Pierce County >> Public Works and Utilities >> Stormwater & Flooding
Access to related sites and services in Pierce County.
Northwest Fisheries Science Center
A department of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Puget Sound Clean Air Agency
Regional air quality reports, business info, burning bans, regulations, asbestos info, and permits related to the air we breathe.
Puget Sound Partnership
The Puget Sound Partnership is the state agency leading the region’s collective effort to restore and protect Puget Sound.
Washington State Dept. of Ecology >> Water & Shorelines
Direct link to Ecology's site which includes information about shorelines, watersheds, wetlands, hazardous wastes, air & water quality, environmental labs, grants, SEPA rules, and permit assistance, among other things-- and comprehensive educational resources in the Environment Washington site.
Washington State Dept. Fish and Wildlife
Direct link to State Dept of Fish & Wildlife's site, including information about wildlife viewing, fishing, hunting, shellfishing, habitat restoration, licensing, enforcement, and learning materials.
Washington State Dept. of Natural Resources
Direct link to State DNR's site, including information about regulations, lands, forestry, maps, publications, and GIS data, and great educational materials.
U.S. E.P.A. >> Region 10, Pacific Northwest >> Surf Your Watershed
EPA challenges citizens and organizations to join groups who are working to protect and restore our valuable rivers, streams, wetlands, lakes, ground water, and estuaries. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service >> Lake Sammamish Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership
Urban region designated for conservation and restoration of Lake Sammamish kokanee.
Community groups and organizations
Works to promote a common interest in birds, the protection of their habitat, and the environment in which we all live.
ForTerraWorks to protect the region's wild and open space lands to sustain the natural beauty and health of our environment.
Friends of the Trees SocietyDedicated to doubling the world's forests.
Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust
Working to conserve and enhance the landscape from Seattle across the Cascade Mountains, ensuring a long-term balance between people and nature. Advocating for formal adoption of the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area.
People for Puget Sound
People for Puget Sound, a regional environmental organization bringing together diverse groups of citizens around the Sound.
Puget Sound Car Wash AssociationAn organization of professional car washes with a deep-rooted commitment to improving water quality in the Puget Sound Area.
Promotes and supports programs to encourage landowners to help conserve and restore fish and wildlife while meeting their economic needs through sustainable land management.
Save Lake Sammamish
Dedicated to the preservation of Lake Sammamish's water quality.
Certifies fish-friendly farms and urban lands for promotional purposes, to influence the restoration of agricultural and urban watersheds so that salmon can spawn and thrive.
Society for Ecological RestorationA professional group for those involved in restoration and resource protection.
The Nature Conservancy, Washington
The Nature Conservancy addresses the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale.
Trust for Public Land
Partners with King County on its Greenprint program, a smart growth strategy that emphasizes land conservation to ensure quality of life, clean air and water, recreation, and economic health.
Washington Native Plant Society
A volunteer organization that serves as an effective and respected voice for the conservation of Washington's native plants and habitats, WNPS provides botanical expertise and opportunities for all to share in the enjoyment of Washington's native flora.
Wetnet: The Washington Wetlands NetworkProtect, preserve, enhance and restore wetlands and watersheds for the benefit of birds and other wildlife and for human health and well being.
North American Association for Environmental Education
Brings the brightest minds together to advance environmental literacy and civic engagement through the power of education to create a more sustainable future for all.
Directories and other web resources
Online platform for environmental education professional development and resources. Anyone can join.
Encyclopedia of Puget Sound
Puget Sound's regional information resource.
The Environmental WebDirectoryA broad listing of many groups and agencies active in resource protection issues.
Hydrology-related Internet ResourcesA very complete and well-organized collection of links.
Natural Heritage Program, Washington State DNR
Provides lists of rare plants, ecosystems, and animal species by county and the Field Guide to Selected Rare Vascular Plants of Washington. Also offers GIS data and an interactive form to report plant and animal sightings.
Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource CenterPPRC provides high quality, unbiased information, facilitates information exchange, and catalyzes pollution prevention projects.