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April 2016

Shoreline Landowner Resources

April 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
High School, 111 Main Street
Bellingham, WA United States

Northwest Straits Foundation has adopted a strategic goal to reduce shoreline armoring in the Northwest Straits of the Salish Sea. This project builds on our Port Susan Targeted Outreach project of 2012 and additional shoreline landowner outreach in Island, Jefferson and Whatcom Counties in 2013 and 2014. Shoreline bulkheads, seawalls and other types of armor are significant stressors on the Puget Sound nearshore ecosystem. shoreline armor changes composition of beaches and coastal habitats, alters coastal ecology, and reduces the resilience…

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June 2016

Cornet Bay TLC Days!

June 28, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cornet Bay: Deception Pass State Park, Cornet Bay Road United States

Help us to keep our restoration site healthy and our plants happy! Drop in between 10 AM and 1 PM to pull weeds and learn about plants with Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group. June 28th, July 26th and August 23rd! Come by for one day or all three! Deception Pass State Park, Cornet Bay Road

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February 2017

Jonathan White- TIDES: THE SCIENCE AND SPIRIT OF THE OCEAN

February 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Village Bookstore, 1200 11th St
Bellingham , 98225 United States
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After nearly losing his 65’ wooden schooner in a large Alaskan tide, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White vowed to understand the tide.  He knew the moon had something to do with it, but what exactly?  He read a book, then two.  Ten years later, he had read three hundred books and criss-crossed the seven seas to see the largest, fastest, scariest, and most amazing tides in the world.  With photographs, stories, and short readings, Jonathan takes his audiences on…

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Jonathan White- TIDES: THE SCIENCE AND SPIRIT OF THE OCEAN

February 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water St
Port Townsend , 98368 United States
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After nearly losing his 65’ wooden schooner in a large Alaskan tide, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White vowed to understand the tide.  He knew the moon had something to do with it, but what exactly?  He read a book, then two.  Ten years later, he had read three hundred books and criss-crossed the seven seas to see the largest, fastest, scariest, and most amazing tides in the world.  With photographs, stories, and short readings, Jonathan takes his audiences on…

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September 2017

Skagit Shoreline Landowner Workshop

September 23, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

The first in a series of free shoreline landowner workshops focusing on: coastal, beach and bluff processes, how to manage beach and bluff erosion, native vegetation for slope stability and habitat, armor removal and alternatives to hard shoreline armoring. Event will be at Fidalgo Bay Resort.

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October 2017

Snohomish and Island Shoreline Landowner Workshop

October 14, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us and Snohomish and Island MRCs for another free shoreline landowner workshop focusing on: coastal, beach and bluff processes, how to manage beach and bluff erosion, native vegetation for slope stability and habitat, armor removal and alternatives to hard shoreline armoring. Event will be held at the Lake Goodwin Community Center.

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Whatcom Shoreline Landowner Workshop

October 28, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us and Whatcom MRC for the last of the free shoreline landowner workshops. Learn about coastal, beach and bluff processes, how to manage beach and bluff erosion, native vegetation for slope stability and habitat, armor removal and alternatives to hard shoreline armoring. Event will be held at Semiahmoo Cannery Lodge.

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