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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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Everett Riverfront Wetlands (PSNERP)
: Proposed - 3/4/2010 to 12/31/2015
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The Everett Riverfront project is located within the Snohomish River delta, east of Interstate 5 in Everett. The area once supported extensive tidal freshwater wetlands and critical habitat for salmon, but has experienced extensive alteration since the early 1900s with the development of a lumber mill, railroad corridor, and other transportation infrastructure. The riverbank has been modified with wooden piers and rock armoring and the center of the site contains a large area of fill (known...