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Summer 2011

Map: Rainbow trout stocks in Washington lakes for 2011

Rainbow trout stocked in Washington state lakes by the Department of Fish and Wildlife in 2011. Stocking plans may change. Visit http://wdfw.wa.gov/fish/plants/weekly for weekly updates.

Check up on fishing regulations and learn more about fishing in Washington at the WDFW website.

You can embed this map on another website, print, follow changes, share, and use it in other ways on the mapwith.us site.

Summer 2011

Somewhere in France

The latest posting on our Coordinates website is from Margrit von Braun ’89 PhD, who writes from Nigeria. Margrit and her husband, Ian von Lindern, founded TerraGraphics, an environmental engineering company, in the 1980s. They have since developed an expertise in remediation of sites contaminated with heavy metals and are currently working to clean up lead contamination resulting from gold mining in Nigeria’s Zamfara State.

Over 400 children have died from the contamination. With no other income as lucrative as gold mining, the residents of Zamfara brought ore into family compounds, where women, many of whom are not allowed to leave the compound, processed … » More …

Spring 2009

Come MapWith.Us

Orest Pilskalns had electronic mapping on his mind long before coming to Washington State University, but it wasn’t until he was teaching a senior-level software engineering class the spring of 2006 that he knew he could realize his vision.

The assistant professor knew his students at WSU Vancouver had the skills and interest to tap into publicly-available map technology and adapt it for a wide variety of public uses.

“This is where you take the knowledge you’ve gained in other classes and apply it to a real-world problem,” says Pilskalns, who earned his doctorate in computer science at WSU in 2004. “We had a … » More …