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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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Boulevard Park Shoreline Restoration (BlvdPark)
: Proposed - 8/1/2014 to 2/27/2015
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Boulevard Park is one of the most visited public shorelines in all of Bellingham Bay. Unfortunately, the intertidal to backshore shoreline is heavily armored with concrete and construction debris from past industrial practices. In addition, the toppled rock from old, poorly built revetments covers portions of the upper beach. The scope of work for this project includes removal of concrete debris and creosote-treated pilings and construction of new gravel/sand beaches (via beach nourishment),...