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Have you Heard the Buzz? New Pollinator Garden unveiled at Washington State Capitol

Garden created by multi-organization partnership

Capitol Lake – Deschutes Estuary Environmental Impact Statement work moves forward with Estuary Alternative identified as the likely preferred alternative

Identifying a likely preferred alternative now is necessary for the Funding and Governance Work Group to proceed

DEI Council lunch & learn Feb. 23 "Life After Prison: The Prison-to-School Pipeline"

The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services, in partnership with Humanities Washington, is proud to present the next session in the DEI speaker series. “Life After Prison: The Prison-to-School Pipeline” will be presented via Zoom webinar from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23.

DES receives more than 800 comments on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Capitol Lake - Deschutes Estuary Long-Term Management Project

The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) received more than 800 comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Capitol Lake - Deschutes Estuary Long-Term Management Project. The comment period closed Aug. 29.

DEI speaker series: Umoji: Sustaining African Cultural Arts

The Department of Enterprise Services, in partnership with Humanities Washington, will present the next event in the DEI speaker series. The lunch and learn session, "Umoji: Sustaining African Cultural Arts," will take place Thursday, Aug. 26, from noon to 1 p.m.

DES seeking buyers for Press Houses on Capitol Campus

OLYMPIA -- DES is seeking buyers to purchase, remove and relocate two residential structures on the West Capitol Campus – the  Carlyon House (201 Sid Snyder Ave SW) and Ayer House (1417 Columbia St SW), commonly known as the Press Houses.

Third Installment of DEI Speaker Series

Through a partnership with Humanities Washington, the Department of Enterprise Services DEI Council will present the third in their lunch and learn series, " Drag Culture: Beyond Entertainment," July 29 from noon to 1 p.m.

The virtual event is open to the public.

Join drag king performer Ceasar Hart and explore the history of drag culture and why it is so important for many in the LGBTQ+ community.

DEI Speaker Series Continues

Through a partnership with Humanities Washington, the Department of Enterprise Services DEI Council will present the second in their lunch and learn series, "Tangled: Why Your Hair Matters to Society," June 22 from noon to 1 p.m.

Join Professor Anu Taranath to untangle the meaning of hair and better understand the stories we tell about beauty, bias and belonging.

 

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Visiting the campus this weekend? Here’s what you need to know

The state Capitol Campus is popular destination over Memorial Day weekend, with people visiting numerous memorialsDespite the pandemic, 2021 is expected to be no different.

Water quality sampling to occur on Capitol Lake May 25

 

A small boat will ply Capitol Lake waters on May 25 to collect water quality samples. 


The Department of Enterprise Services will follow the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife New Zealand mudsnail decontamination procedures following the work. New Zealand mudsnails are an invasive species. The lake is generally closed to boating, fishing and other uses because of the danger of spreading the destructive snails to other waters.

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