School of Oceanography undergraduate students Evan Davies and Julia Marks gather sediments from the Strait of Juan de Fuca using a “Shipek” device onboard the RV Barnes, a National Science Foundation research ship operated by the school. Photo by School of Oceanography.

Scientists studying the effects of the Elwha River Restoration Project, which includes the removal of the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams, are already seeing early signs of some of their most hoped-for changes  — years before they expected anything. Washington Sea Grant‘s Ian Miller and Oceanography‘s Emily Eidam are quoted. Read more here!