Photo by Tom Middleton

Flock of Western Sandpipers at an estuary in Puget Sound.
Photo by Tom Middleton

Conservation science, partnerships, and practice.
Collaborating to restore native species, their habitats, and our relationship to them.


Ecostudies Institute is dedicated to the conservation of native species and their ecosystems. Our natural environment faces complex and dynamic threats which we address with effective partnerships, conservation research and strategic, science-based management to create exceptional and lasting improvements for the species and habitats we support. Because ecological conservation is vitally linked to community, we work to promote environmental justice by remo