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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Everett area could get nearly $4 million for habitat restoration

A proposed settlement could provide nearly $4 million to fund restoration sites in Port Gardner Bay and the Snohomish River that were damaged by industrial pollution.

Help chart the future of the Pacific coast

Ecology is taking public comments on the state's proposed Marine Spatial Plan and draft Environmental Impact Statement until Dec. 12, 2017.

Protecting shorelines for public and environmental benefits

This week, Ecology formally revised the state procedural rules for managing marine and freshwater shorelines.

Ecology has received a new request to use Imidacloprid to control burrowing shrimp

We are evaluating an application requesting permission to use the pesticide Imidacloprid to control burrowing shrimp in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor.

A foot of water can make or break a King Tide

Help scientists track and document King Tides this year! The King Tides Photo Initiative is aimed at getting people to take and share photographs during unusually high tides.

King Tides: A glimpse into tomorrow, a photo challenge today
King Tides are the highest tides of the year. In Washington, these usually occur between late October and late January. 
Grounded at Ocean Shores: Ecology’s response to the Tamara

Details on the grounding and recovery of the fishing vessel Tamara. 

King Tides: A glimpse into tomorrow, a photo challenge today

Information to provide your photos of King Tides along Washington's shorelines.

Ocean Acidification is real

Let’s be clear. Ocean acidification is real. Determining the causes, impacts, and identifying potential solutions are high priorities for our agency and the state.

Grab your camera and snap a King Tide

The Washington King Tides Initiative needs your help documenting King Tides along Washington’s shores. Share your photos on washington.kingtides.net and the Flickr group.

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