The latest numbers on shoreline armoring- Puget Sound Institute


Good news!

Washington state has released the latest statistics for Puget Sound’s shoreline armoring Vital Sign, comparing armoring creation and removal in 2017….The numbers, released by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Puget Sound Partnership, show that removal of armoring has increased steadily since 2005. At the same time, a study of construction permits showed that new armoring was outpaced by removal in 2014, 2016 and 2017, with 2017 being the strongest year on record for this trend.

Read the whole story here:

https://www.pugetsoundinstitute.org/2018/12/the-latest-numbers-on-shoreline-armoring/

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