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Bothell and the University are in this place together

campus research poster

The University of Washington Bothell and the city of Bothell both share space in the fast-growing Lake Washington watershed. University researchers who are in a unique position to monitor changes will share their insights this fall in a series of free public presentations called Campus Research Connections.

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The wild side of a community partnership

Students in the forest

Friends of North Creek Forest is now temporarily based in Husky Hall. This enables joint programming with the organization and direct access for students in community-based learning and research projects. The partnership also helps improve the environment and preserve a piece of the wild inside the city of Bothell.

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Connecting wetlands to the world

Tyson Kemper and Sarah Verlinde

A small herbarium has sprouted at the Sarah Simonds Green Conservatory. It provides a critical authoritative record of plants in the 58-acre UW Bothell wetland and is a resource for students and researchers worldwide.

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Students researching new way to clean waters

Researchers with fungi-infused straw mat

Three researchers in a Commons Hall (UW2) lab are working this summer with plastic bags of mushroom mycelium oozing enzymes, containers of fungi-filled sawdust filtering water samples and straw-filled burlap mats crawling with the white filaments of fungi growth. They are working on a way to remove bacteria from water, using the campus wetlands as their test site.

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Wetlands maintained as campus laboratory

beaver dam

The wetlands that make up about half of the University of Washington Bothell campus are a rich research opportunity, a community resource and the front line in the campaign against non-native plants and dam-building beavers.

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