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  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage 1,400 linear feet of shoreline within the city of Sedro-Woolley is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to protect the shoreline environment, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect people’s access to public land and waters. The proposed updated shoreline […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Kitsap County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of over 290 miles of lake, stream and marine shorelines throughout the county. “The county’s staff and commissioners are to be commended for an outstanding public […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A program to manage shorelines along six rivers and 80 lakes within Grant County, including portions of the Columbia River and Banks Lake, has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Programs to manage shorelines within the cities of Sumas and Nooksack have been updated and are open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The proposed shoreline master program (SMP) for the city of Sumas will guide construction and development for about five miles of river including the Sumas River and Johnson Creek, as […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A program to manage about 2.5 miles of Yakima River shoreline within Benton City is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program will guide construction and development of shoreline areas in Benton City. It also combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on the city of Entiat’s recently updated shoreline master program. The locally-tailored updates will guide construction and development on about four miles of the city’s shoreline along the Entiat and Columbia rivers. Entiat’s shoreline program is designed to minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserves […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) Director Ted Sturdevant has approved the town of Twisp’s comprehensive update to its shoreline master program. Twisp’s program will become part of Okanogan County’s shoreline regulations and the state’s overall shoreline master program (SMP). Twisp’s updated shoreline program will protect the use, development, restoration and water quality of the shorelines […]

  • 7 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Clark County’s updated shoreline master program. Clark County’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 280 miles of shorelines and the water quality of many river, stream and lake shores in the county, including those along the Columbia, Washougal […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Save Our Shores Association Trust is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a shoreline buffer project in Plymouth, Mass. The Trust is proposing to perform work and place 37,494 square feet of fill below the high […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on Fife’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline master program will guide construction and development along the city’s six miles of stream shorelines. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Fife’s locally-tailored shoreline […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) hosted members of the media on a site visit of its Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration Project last week. This restoration scheme is located on private land along the GIWW, serving as a model of cooperation for helping to save America’s WETLAND for future generations. The site […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of North Bend’s updated shoreline master program. North Bend’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration along the city’s eight miles of shorelines on the South Fork and Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River. “The city of North […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials with the J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake Project in the Savannah River basin seek comments from the public as they update the Shoreline Management Plan for the reservoir and its adjoining lands. The shoreline management plan describes how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will efficiently and effectively manage the shoreline, adjacent public […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage 4.61 miles of shoreline within the city of Lynden is under review by the Washington Department of Ecology and is open for public comment. The proposed updates to Lynden’s shoreline master program will guide construction and development in the city’s stream shorelines, including Fishtrap Creek and a portion of the Nooksack […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Coastal engineer Fiona Duckett of W. F. Baird and Associates Coastal Engineers gave a presentation to the Board of Directors of Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) about shoreline protection at the board’s meeting on May 18, 2017. Duckett spoke to the board on shore protection structures, including current policies and procedures, and next steps to update […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cashmere developer George Valison has successfully restored the shoreline of Mission Creek. This fall, native plantings were installed in the bio-engineered shoreline restoration design, completing requirements of a 2014 settlement with the Washington Department of Ecology. A rock retaining wall also was removed as part of the restoration project. “We’re appreciative of the timeliness in […]

  • 11 December 2013

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) approved Pend Oreille County’s comprehensive update of its shoreline master program. The county’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to protect private property rights, help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s right to access and enjoy public lands and […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A coastal science forum featuring discussion from experts on the changing dynamics of the county’s coastlines will be held at Grays Harbor College in Aberdeen, WA on Tuesday, November 17, from 6-8 p.m. The event is titled “Changing Shorelines: Coastal Erosion, Flooding and Sea Level Rise,” and will be hosted by the Grays Harbor County Marine […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved the city of Milton’s updated shoreline master program. Milton’s shoreline program will guide development and use along some 1.5 miles of shoreline on Surprise Lake and Hylebos Creek, which drains to Commencement Bay. The program will result in significant improvements in water quality as well as improved protection […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on the town of Steilacoom’s proposed updates to its shoreline master program. The draft shoreline program update will guide construction and development along the town’s 3.7 miles of marine shoreline, extending into Chambers Bay. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the town of Steilacoom’s comprehensively updated shoreline master program. Steilacoom’s shoreline program will govern the protection, use and development of 2.6 miles of marine shoreline and 1.1 miles of stream shores in the town. Steilacoom is one of nearly 80 local governments that have completed their updates. […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Mountlake Terrace’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated program will guide construction and development in the city’s 1.2 miles of Lake Ballinger shoreline. The city’s update proposes shoreline environment designations, buffers and setbacks tailored to reflect existing land uses and ecological conditions. […]

  • 4 December 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Wilkeson’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline master program will guide construction and development along the town’s1.5 miles of shoreline on Wilkeson Creek. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Wilkeson’s […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve (ANERR) will host a workshop on Living Shorelines on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015, 2:00-4:30 pm. The workshop will be held in conjunction with the Northwest Florida Aquatic Preserves Office in Pensacola. Zach Schang, the Living Shoreline Program Manager, will talk about living shorelines vs. harden shorelines. He will discuss […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Cashmere’s recently updated shoreline master program. Cashmere’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s right to public lands and waters. It combines local plans for future development […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved DuPont’s updated shoreline master program. DuPont’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of about three and one half miles of marine shoreline. It also will lead to improvements in water quality in the city. DuPont’s shoreline master program guides […]