Confluence is pleased to announce 2 recent hires. Irene Sato has joined the firm as a Senior Biologist. Irene has 2 decades of experience in environmental planning and natural resource management. Having worked as a Senior Planner at Snohomish County for many years, Irene brings a unique perspective to her work as an environmental consultant. Read more about Irene here. Confluence also hired an intern. We are excited to have Natalie White with us this summer to help with fieldwork and various office-based activities. Natalie has a dual bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington in Environmental Studies and English Literature. Since graduating in 2015, she has been involved in numerous restoration projects in freshwater and estuarine environments. She is currently completing the University of Washington’s Wetland Science and Management Program. Welcome to both Irene and Natalie!