Foot by foot, shoreline bulkhead removal outpaces construction – Watching Our Waterways


More good news. And why our work here at the Jefferson County MRC is so important. Shoreline soft shore projects continue to be a core priority of our work.  We have held homeowner workshops in the last year, and funded activities to help homeowners get projects going.

Christopher Dunagan writes: “It’s always nice when I can report a little good news for Puget Sound recovery. For the second year in row, we’ve seen more shoreline bulkheads ripped out than new ones put in. After officials with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife completed their compilation of permit data for 2015, I can say that 3,097 feet of old armoring were removed, while 2,231 feet were added….” (Watching Our Water Ways)

http://pugetsoundblogs.com/waterways/2016/10/23/foot-by-foot-shoreline-bulkhead-removal-outpaces-construction/

 

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