Incorporating Carbon Sequestration Potential Into Restoration Planning

Incorporating Carbon Sequestration Potential Into Restoration Planning

A growing body of research indicates that estuarine and marine habitat restoration can help mitigate climate change through carbon sequestration. In this post, Watershed planners Sarah Sandstrom and Tess Brandon share findings from their recent work for the Port of Seattle and why blue carbon should be on the mind of every restoration professional.

A Homebuyer's Guide to Critical Areas

As you hunt for property to develop in Washington State, you’ll quickly learn that water-related critical areas can add a wrinkle to the home-buying and home-building process. In this post, we delve into what you need to know about critical regulations and the steps to take to create the home of your dreams.

Five Pacific Northwest Native Shrubs to Plant in Your Garden

The palette of native shrubs to choose from in the Pacific Northwest is so wide and varied that it can be difficult to narrow down your options when it's time to start planting. Marina French, restoration designer and landscape architect at The Watershed Company, shares five native shrubs that have a proven track record in our landscape designs (and include tasty berries, too!).