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LEQUE ISLAND ESTUARY RESTORATION PROJECT UPDATE

This update is full of information on the next phase of construction likely scheduled to begin in July and run through October.  Major aspects include:Leque

  • Remove dike in its entirety to connect tidal waters and fish from Port Susan, Skagit Bay and old channel of the Stillaguamish River
  • Remove Eide Road
  • Construct new 0.7 mile long wave protection berm to protect the City of Stanwood
  • Construct new parking area near Hwy. 532 that connects to the new berm
  • Build trail for pedestrian access on top of the new berm
  • Build new short trail leading to channel connecting Davis Slough for non-motorized boats
  • Excavate additional channels and lower areas on the site

For more information contact Loren Brokaw at Loren.Brokaw@dfw.wa.gov.

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Skagit Audubon Society holds monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month except for the months of July and August. We meet at 7:00 pm at Padilla Bay Interpretive Center(Google map), 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd. Mount Vernon. Meetings are open to all.

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