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‘Living on the Edge’ Dungeness Bluffs Landowner Community Workshop
January 27, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dungeness Schoolhouse 2781 Towne Road, Sequim
CWI and collaborators, including Washington Departments of Fish and Wildlife, Natural Resources and Ecology, North Olympic Land Trust, Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, the Surfrider Foundation, and the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe are working together to define the best community stewardship and long term management actions to protect the Dungeness feeder bluffs. This latest workshop continues our long term dialogue between scientists, managers, bluff landowners and the Clallam County community on next steps for all of us to the benefit of our community and the environment.
This workshop will provide an update to our ongoing and long term work to understand and promote wise stewardship of this important region of the nearshore. Some specifics:
CWI will provide an overview of the function of these features;
Washington Department of Natural Resources will present findings long term bluff erosion study just published.
Clallam County will provide an update on the Shoreline Master Program (SMP), and;
We will have community discussion on effective management tools for high feeder bluffs, including protection grants and the development of a funding pool for distressed landowners.
Staff from the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge will provide details on their upcoming anniversary celebration in May.