Feeding Salmon and Orca through Shoreline Restoration
Regional Priority Approach
CHIN7.1: Protect and/or restore critical habitat for salmon populations.
Friends of the San Juans
Puget Sound Partnership, San Juan Islands Conservation District, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office
Tina Whitman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
2019 - 2021
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Continue to restore degraded fish habitat, via projects in Lead Entities' four-year work plans Protect and/or restore critical habitat for salmon populations.
As a primary food source for salmon, healthy forage fish spawning beaches are essential for regional salmon and orca recovery efforts. Shoreline modifications, like armoring and tidal barriers, damage natural shoreline functions, bury forage fish spawning habitat, block fish passage, and limit prey for rearing juvenile salmon. This program will support the development of shoreline modification removal projects. Project activities include securing landowner commitments, cultural resources research, pre-project biological surveys, and conceptual and preliminary restoration designs. With landowner commitments and preliminary designs i...
Targeted Puget Sound Recovery Progress Measure
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- Ecological Restoration - Ecosystem
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Near Term Action last updated 2/20/2020