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Phone: 360.902.2658
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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.

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Chambers Bay Estuary (PSNERP)

Status: Conceptual Project details Show on map The Chambers Bay Estuary project is designed to improve conditions in the Chambers Bay estuary and in the lower reaches of Chambers Creek. This area has a long history of industrial use; the Bay has been repeatedly dredged for navigation, used as a log storage facility, and has received industrial discharges from nearby mills. All of these have dramatically reduced the quality and health of these habitats for fish and wildlife. A major railroad line runs across the estuary mouth and a...read more
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