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Posted on: October 10, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Free Upcoming Workshop to Focus on Shoreline Property Protection



Elisa Dawson                                   Lisa Kaufman
Planner                                            Northwest Straits Foundation Manager   
 425-388- 6466                               


Free Upcoming Workshop to Focus on Shoreline Property Protection
Local marine resource organizations join together to bring shoreline protection resources to landowners

 STANWOOD, Wash., Oct. 10, 2017— Snohomish and Island County residents interested in learning how they can protect and maintain their shoreline property are invited to attend a free workshop at the Lake Goodwin Community Club on Saturday, October 14, 2017.

The Shoreline Landowner Workshop, hosted by the Northwest Straits Foundation and the Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee, will feature a presentation by Jim Johannessen, a coastal geologist. Participants will also receive information on free site visits by a private, shoreline management professional to learn how to protect their property.

Shoreline Landowner Workshop

When: October 14, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Lake Goodwin Community Club located at 17323 42nd Ave NW, Stanwood, WA

What:  Workshop topics include how to manage beach and bluff erosion, enhancing beach access,and native vegetation for slope stability and habitat



About Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee

The Snohomish County Marine Resources Advisory Committee (MRC) is a citizen-based volunteer committee appointed by the Snohomish County Council. It is one of seven county-based MRC's, which conduct restoration, conservation, and education projects with diverse partners and community members to meet performance benchmarks. For more information, visit  

About the Northwest Straits Foundation

The Northwest Straits Foundation is a non-profit organization established to support the scientific, restoration, and education projects and programs of the Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative. The Foundation’s mission is to protect and restore the marine resources of the Northwest Straits by supporting research, monitoring, restoration, stewardship, conservation and education programs and projects both at the local and regional level.


Questions? Contact:
Northwest Straits Foundation                                 Lisa Kaufman 360-733-1725
Snohomish Marine Resources Committee             Elisa Dawson 425-388-6466


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