600 Capitol Way N
Olympia, WA 98501

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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Washington Harbor  (PSNERP)

Status:¬†Proposed - 1/1/2008 to 1/1/2011 Project details Show on map Washington Harbor (also known as the Bell Creek Estuary) is the largest tidal wetland complex in the vicinity of Sequim Bay, providing important pocket estuaries for juvenile salmon. Construction of the City’s sewer outfall pipeline and access road bisected the northern part of the harbor, limiting tidal flows, movement of sediments, and fish passage throughout the harbor and changing the formation of tidal channels. The restoration project would improve tidal connection between the...read more
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