Shoreline Landowner Workshops

  • Shoreline Landowner Program


Beaches, Bluffs, and Your Waterfront Property – Presented by Jim Johannessen, Coastal Geologist

Learn how you can live with the coast, its habitats, and its natural processes while protecting your investment in your property.

These FREE workshops are for shoreline landowners who:

  • Are considering removing or repairing armoring
  • Live on a bluff, are concerned about erosion, drainage, or vegetation and want to reduce impacts to your property
  • Have a broad beach or low bank and want tips on how to protect your property while promoting healthy marine ecosystems

Workshop topics include:

  • 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

Follow the link below to sign up for a workshop in your community. Additional workshops will be offered in Spring 2018.

County Marine Resources Committee Partner Date Time Location Registration
Skagit Skagit MRC Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:30am-12:00pm Fidalgo Bay Resort Convention Center
Snohomish /Camano Island Snohomish and Island MRCs Saturday, October 14, 2017 9:30am-12:00pm Lake Goodwin Community Center
Whatcom Whatcom MRC Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:30am-12:00pm Semiahmoo Cannery Lodge