Shorelines

We help protect and manage 22,000 miles of state stream, river, lake, and marine shorelines.
We help protect and manage 22,000 miles of state stream, river, lake, and marine shorelines.

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Washington wetlands: where spring wonders await
Honor American Wetlands Month by visiting a wetland near you.
Environmental restoration grants reach across state
For 2020, we are awarding local partners $257,000 in Terry Husseman Account grants to fund seven projects across the state designed to improve water quality to benefit Washington residents.
New investments save dynamic coastal wetland habitat
In 2020, we secured seven National Coastal Wetlands Conservation grants worth $5 million to restore nearly 500 acres of coastal wetlands in Washington.
Uncertain times won't stop progress in the Walla Walla basin
Interest groups are coming together - via videoconference - to plan a long-term water strategy for the Walla Walla River Basin.
Helping communities reduce risks before floods, find solutions in the aftermath
In February, 2020, flooding brought the biggest disaster in decades to Southeast Washington. Learn how we're helping communities recover and improve their resiliency to future floods.
Homeless encampment cleanup will help protect Washington residents from contamination
Gov. Inslee’s proposed budget provides funds for homeless encampment cleanup and support, which protects the environment and people, including those experiencing homelessness.
Fecal Matters: Saltwater State Park is now open to the public, King County
Seattle and King County Public Health have lifted the no-contact advisory to water contact at Saltwater State Park and Washington State Parks have re-opened the park to the public.
Ecology adopts rule to strengthen railroads’ oil spill response efforts

Ecology has adopted a new rule to strengthen railroads’ oil spill response efforts.

State adds airboat to its oil spill response toolbox
State of Washington's purchases airboat to use in sensitive coastal areas.
New app shows softer side of Puget Sound

Online tool shows examples of Puget Sound beaches where hard shoreline armoring was removed and environmentally-friendly solutions installed.

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