NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
National Coastal Resilience Fund
Project Title: Leque Island Estuarine Marsh Habitat Restoration and Flood Protection (WA)
Organization:
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Project ID:
0318.18.062589
Description:

Remove a 2.4-mile long perimeter levee to restore tidal and riverine influence and improve coastal resiliency for Stanwood, Washington. Project will restore 250 acres of estuarine marsh and estuary rearing habitat for endangered chinook juvenile salmonid populations of the Stillaguamish and Skagit rivers while providing flood protecting to the surrounding community.

Award Amount:
$900000.00
Location:
Puget Sound at the intersection of Port Susan Bay, Skagit Bay, and the Stillaguamish River, Washington