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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.

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Smith Island Estuary  (PSNERP)

Status: Expired on 1/1/2014 Project details Show on map Smith Island represents one of the largest and best opportunities to restore a mid-estuary river delta site within the Snohomish River Estuary. Smith Island is located east of I-5, north of the City of Everett, and south of the City of Marysville. It lies south and west of Union Slough and north of the City of Everett wastewater treatment lagoons. Historically, farmers installed dikes along Union Slough and drainage ditches across Smith Island to reclaim the land for agricultural use. The...read more
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