May 7, 2020 The Washington State Academy of Sciences announces today that it has convened a COVID-19 Steering Committee. The effects of COVID-19 and the pandemic response are felt across nearly every aspect of life in Washington state. This raises complex questions that require diverse and collaborative scientific perspectives, which need to be integrated alongside [...]
February 6, 2020 The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife engaged WSAS to impanel a group of experts to review the updates to their document "A review of hatchery reform science in Washington State." That document and the comments of the WSAS committee are now available online and can be found at the following [...]
November 22, 2019 Subject: Summary of the 12th Annual Washington State Academy of Sciences Symposium is now available online. Click the link below to view the summary. Wildfire in Washington State
It is with great sadness that we announce the tragic death of member Ann Nelson. Dr. Nelson was inducted to WSAS in 2012; the same year she was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Nelson was a Professor of Physics at the University of Washington and is remembered by her department here. She [...]
July 15, 2019 WSAS is pleased to announce announce two new Officers and five new Board Members who were elected by the WSAS Membership in June 2019. The newly elected Officers and Board Members will begin their terms after the Members' Meeting on September 12, 2019.
July 15, 2019 The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) is delighted to announce 28 new members in recognition of their outstanding record of scientific and technical achievement and willingness to work on behalf of the Academy to bring the best available science to bear on issues within the state of Washington. New members will [...]