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THE EVOLVING ELWHA NEARSHORE Saturday 21 February 2015

February 21, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presentations on: Elwha Nearshore and Beach Restoration Opportunities, Fish and Birds of the Elwha Nearshore,  and Details of Upcoming Surveys

1:00pm-4:00pm Place Road Beach/West Elwha River Mouth Interpretive Walking Tour, Place Rd Beach Access (Please Carpool)

Join Coastal Watershed Institute and Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society for a Field Discussion of Exciting Changes in Habitats affecting Fish and Bird Use of the Elwha River Estuary

The Coastal Watershed Institute and partners are pleased to present a free one day public forum and field trip to learn about exciting changes occurring and changes for the Elwha Shoreline.These events are the public forums of the ninth annual meeting of the Elwha Nearshore Consortium, a group of citizens, scientists, and managers dedicated to promoting and understanding the nearshore restoration associated with the Elwha River dam removals. Contact: Jamie Michel,, 206. 282.3025.

In addition, on Friday 20 February 2015 there will be a technical forum for scientists and managers actively involved in the Elwha nearshore, and the Elwha shoreline residents, including citizens from the City of Port Angeles. For details on the Friday technical forum contact Anne Shaffer,

The Elwha Nearshore Consortium is gratefully coordinated by the Coastal Watershed Institute. Support for the ENC is provided by Olympic Peninsula Chapter of Surfrider Foundation, University of Washington, Patagonia, Rose Foundation/ Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, Hayes Family Foundation, University of Victoria, Peninsula College, and Western Washington University and private donations.


February 21, 2015
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Anne Shaffer
Jamie Michel


Landing Mall, 115 E. RailRoad Avenue, Port Angeles, WA Rm 205
Washington, WA United States
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