News release – Sept. 28, 2015
Contact: Rebecca Hover
Free workshop for marine shoreline landowners
STANWOOD — Snohomish County and Camano Island residents who want to learn how they can protect and maintain and their shoreline property in Port Susan are invited to attend a free workshop at the Lake Goodwin Community Club in Stanwood on Saturday, Oct. 17.
The event, hosted by the Northwest Straits Foundation and the Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee, will feature a presentation by Jim Johannessen, a coastal processes expert.
Workshop topics include how to manage beach and bluff erosion, enhancing beach access, and using native vegetation for slope stability and habitat. Participants will also receive information on free site visits by a private, shoreline management professional to learn how to protect their property.
The workshop is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Lake Goodwin Community Club at 17323 42nd Ave NW, Stanwood 98292. Please reserve your spot today. Register online at http://svy.mk/1OW6YjI, by phone with Heidi Lehman, 360-733-1725, or via email at email@example.com.
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 www.snocomrc.org.
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.
For more information contact Lisa Kaufman of Northwest Straits Foundation at 360-733-1725 or Kathleen Herrmann of the Snohomish Marine Resources Committee at 425-388-6414.