Members and guests joined a panel on Sept. 14 for a lively discussion of issues surrounding water quality and quantity in the Pacific Northwest, and how agencies and citizens are responding to these changes.
From drugs detected in Puget Sound salmon to increasing threats of both drought and flooding, water concerns are on the rise in our region and relevant for a range of science beats.
Panelists included the following writers and experts:
Panelists will include:
- Joel Baker, Science Director for the UW-Tacoma Center for Urban Waters
- Guillaume Mauger, a research scientist with the UW Climate Impacts Group
- Lynda Mapes, Seattle Times science reporter
- Brett Walton, Circle of Blue reporter
- Lynne Peeples (moderator), freelance science journalist
The conversation continued after the panel at Brave Horse Tavern.
Thanks to The Seattle Times for hosting the event.
A Storify of the #NSWAWater discussion is embedded below: