600 Capitol Way N
Olympia, WA 98501

Jenna Jewett
Phone: 360.902.2658
Email: Jenna Jewett

Theresa Mitchell
Phone: 360.902.2750
Email: Theresa Mitchell

Welcome to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Puget Sound Nearshore Projects site. This site reflects the efforts made by many groups contributing to the recovery of Puget Sound’s nearshore habitat through restoration and protection actions. The projects are clustered by three sources in the nearshore geographic region, 1) Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project, 2) Estuary and Salmon Restoration Program, and 3) Nearshore Salmon Projects. A full list of the projects and a description of each source is available on the left side of this page under “Projects.” To view a spatial distribution of the projects, click on the map below.

Featured Project


Search for Projects

Big Beef Creek Estuary (PSNERP)

Status: Proposed - 5/1/2010 to 12/31/2015 Project details Show on map Big Beef Creek Estuary is located at the north end of Hood Canal on the Kitsap Peninsula just north of the town of Seabeck. This small estuary encompasses 27 acres of tidal wetlands, extensive mudflats, and tidal channels that provide habitat forfish, birds, and invertebrates. Historically, a narrow spit extended half way across the mouth of the estuary, but todaySeabeck Highway extends across the entire estuary mouth on a filled causeway with a 100 foot-long-bridge opening to allow for...read more
Powered by Panoramic