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3 edition of Puget Sound shoreline stewardship guidebook found in the catalog.

Puget Sound shoreline stewardship guidebook

Ginny Broadhurst

Puget Sound shoreline stewardship guidebook

by Ginny Broadhurst

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Published by Puget Sound Water Quality Action Team in Olympia, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil erosion -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound Region,
  • Shore protection -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound Region,
  • Natural history -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound Region

  • Edition Notes

    Statementproduced by the Puget Sound Water Quality Action Team through funding from the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10 ; [written by Ginny Broadhurst ; illustrated by Sandra Noel].
    ContributionsNoel, Sandra., Washington (State). Puget Sound Water Quality Action Team., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Region X.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13624590M
    OCLC/WorldCa41888645

    The following booklets, available online, provide information and useful resources for shoreline property owners about the natural environment and tips for living in harmony with the Sound. Puget Sound Shoreline Stewardship Guidebook; Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control Using Vegetation. Vegetation Management: Guide for Puget Sound Bluff Property Owners, by Elliott Menashe for Dept. of Ecology – PDF Shoreline Management and Stabilization Using Vegetation, Greenbelt Consulting for the Coastal Training Program Marine Riparian Vegetation Communities of Puget Sound, by James S. Brennan: PDF Marine Shoreline Plants-Mason Conservation District:

    Best available science: A two-volume document on the science available on wetlands, their functions and management. Calculating credits and debits for compensatory mitigation (Credit / Debit tool): A tool for calculating when a proposed wetland mitigation project adequately replaces the functions and values lost when wetlands are impacted. Modeled wetlands inventory map for Western Washington. If you live on or near the Salish Sea in western Washington state, this website is for you. The WSU Shore Stewards program provides 10 guidelines and other resources for living on or near waters of the Salish Sea regions, including Puget Sound, Strait of Juan de Fuca, Strait of Georgia, and lakes, rivers, streams, and coasts in the area.

    Urban Trails: Everett covers plenty of trails in local, county, and state parks, as well as in nearby Monroe and Marysville and over on Whidbey and Camano islands. Features of this guide include: Full-color guide to 45 trails; Trailhead directions, including public transit where available “Know Before You Go” tips for park hours, events, etc. Videos Reports Newsletters Articles Websites Books Kids. Videos. Tufted Puffins of Destruction Island, WA – from SeaDoc Society – SeaDoc publishes many videos with Joe Gaydos under the name Salish Sea Wild; Phenology – the study of the seasons – when plants leaf out and bloom, birds migrate, and insects emerge. These life cycles are a critical part of nearly every ecological relationship.


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Puget Sound shoreline stewardship guidebook by Ginny Broadhurst Download PDF EPUB FB2

Guidebook for owners of beach and bluff shorelines on Puget Sound- provides tips on natural shoreline protection, managing rain runoff, using native plants, controlling aggressive non-native plants, and maintaining septic systems. Puget Sound Shoreline Stewardship Guidebook Developed by Puget Sound Water Quality Action Team Revised and reprinted by the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks June King County Edition Department of Natural Resources and Parks.

PS Guidebook This booklet provides waterfront property owners tools for understanding causes of shoreline erosion and options for addressing erosion. Providing options allows property owners to be an active part in keeping Puget Sound healthy and enjoyable for generations to come.

This easy-to-follow illustrated booklet serves as a foundation for conversations Puget Sound shoreline stewardship guidebook book design and permitting professionals, and. Natural Resources and ParksPuget Sound Shoreline Stewardship Guidebook.

Abstract. A sample of the plants and wildlife that rely on King County shorelines for survival. Great blue herons wade and hunt in shallow shoreline waters and nest in trees above the beach.

Shoreline development can destroy these habitats and displace these shy birds. Shore Stewards Guide for Shoreline Living. Shore Stewards Guide for Shoreline Living. This publication provides ten guidelines that can help you practice stewardship in your shoreline lifestyle.

the Strait of Georgia, and Puget Sound (Figure 1). It offers beautiful scenery, a multitude of opportunities for recreation, and wonderful.

Puget Sound Shoreline Stewardship Guidebook (Puget Sound Action Team) This guidebook is designed to give residents on the Puget Soundprotect their property while explaining concepts such as runoff, geology and erosion, native and invasive species, and.

Great blue herons wade and hunt in shallow shoreline waters and nest in trees above the beach. Shoreline development can destroy these habitats and displace these shy birds.

Bald eagles nest in large trees at the shore’s edge where they. Puget Sound Shoreline Stewardship Guidebook (Puget Sound Action Team) This guidebook is designed to give residents on the Puget Sound information on how to protect their property while explaining concepts such as runoff, geology and erosion.

Marine Shoreline Armoring and Puget Sound WHY IT MATTERS. More than miles of Puget Sound’s shoreline is armored – with approximately four miles added every two years. Armoring can protect upland sites from short-term erosion, but can harm shoreline habitat and dramatically change beaches.

Each change may be small, but the combined effectFile Size: KB. For this reason the MSDG were created to inform responsible management of Puget Sound shores for the benefit of landowners and our shared natural resources.

Chapters 1 and 2 provide background information which includes the geology of Puget Sound, the documented impacts of armor, and responsible shore stewardship.

EZ-ID Guides Our beaches are absolute treasures. The Salish Sea* is home to an amazing variety of species. Three factors: salinity, energy from wind and waves, and substrate determine the plant and animal complement of marine habitats (and human intervention can play a.

The Puget Sound Stewardship and Mitigation Fund was created by a record legal settlement between the Puget Soundkeeper Alliance (Soundkeeper) and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway, and has since been supplemented by several other pollution mitigation payments involving Soundkeeper and other Clean Water Act enforcers.

More recently we received two large mitigation payments, one from. State guidelines offer new approaches to shoreline protection Posted 04/07/ by Eric Scigliano Bulkhead removal is becoming an attractive option for many shoreline property owners as awareness spreads of their geological and ecological impacts, and as aging bulkheads come up for replacement.

The Puget Sound region is a unique and spectacular place to call home. It offers book is for you. Your actions can go a long way toward helping to protect and preserve our way of life here in the Puget Sound.

Shore Stewards Guide for Shoreline Size: 4MB. Map public beaches, biology, slope stability and more. Go to coastal map. Explore Washington State waters and beaches. A stewardship guide for property owners in the San uan slands Living with the Shoreline.

Living with the shoreline and increasingly fragile marine ecosystem that supports salmon, rockfish, seabirds, whales, and human threatened Puget Sound Chinook File Size: 9MB.

Much of Puget Sound’s shoreline consists of eroding bluffs. These can be hazardous places to build, but they are also critical parts of the Puget Sound coastal ecosystem. Preventing erosion on these bluffs is a logical response, but has significant consequences for our beaches over time.

The best way to explore Seattle is on foot, and this classic guidebook is updated, expanded, and better than ever.

Seattle is renowned for its walkability and stunning natural beauty. This guide will take you from Seattle’s parks and urban greenways to the windswept beaches, old-growth forests, and spectacular hilltop vistas of greater Puget 5/5(7). The Puget Sound Stewardship and Mitigation Fund was created by a record legal settlement between Puget Soundkeeper and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway, and has since been supplemented by other pollution mitigation payments.

The Fund’s goal. Shoreline armoring. Puget Sound’s 2, miles of shoreline are among the most valuable and fragile of our natural resources. A dynamic area where land and marine ecosystems meet, the shoreline is constantly changing with the action of wind, waves, tides, and erosion.

Protect Puget Sound beaches and beach bluffs: Take advantage of the Puget Sound Shoreline Stewardship Guidebook; Managing vegetation on coastal slopes; Restoring native vegetation on Puget Sound bluffs; Consume wisely: Follow the tips in the Chinook Book and take advantage of coupons for thousands of dollars worth of salmon-friendly products.The unique natural area of Puget Sound has been divided into north and south halves for the newest editions of this handy guide.

The entries have been updated and some new sites have been added. The unifying criteria for all the sites is that they're on the shoreline.4/4(6).Winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award Bounded on the east by the crest of the Cascade Range and on the west by the lofty east flank of the Olympic Mountains, Puget Sound terrain includes every imaginable topograhic variety.

This thoughtful and eloquent natural history of the Puget Sound region begins with a discussion of how the ice ages and vulcanism shaped the land and then.