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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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Milltown Island (PSNERP)

Status: Expired on 12/1/2010 Project details Show on map Milltown Island is on the east edge of the South Fork Skagit River delta and is defined by two major distributary river channels: Steamboat Slough and Tom Moore Slough. Similar to other islands in the delta, Milltown Island was diked and drained for agricultural uses in the late 1800s. Activities to restore historic scrub-shrub wetland and tidal channels have been ongoing since 2005, and the current proposal would build on those efforts. The proposed restoration would remove specific...read more
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