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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.
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Teekalet Point Coastal Processes Restoration Project (12-49)
: Proposed - 8/1/2013 to 7/31/2015
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Port Gamble Bay, located less than 2.5 miles northeast of the Hood Canal Bridge in northern Kitsap County, has had its natural processes impacted by the operation and remnants of one of the largest and longest operating lumber mills in the country. The mill complex was developed atop the historic Teekalet Point, its native name, greatly enlarging the landform. Since its establishment in 1853 the mills operation significantly impaired the natural processes and despite the cessation of...