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Coastal Watershed Institute awarded $1,000,000 Federal grant for conservation, restoration and public access along the Elwha River delta shoreline.

On February 2 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that Washington State Department of Ecology and Coastal Watershed Institute (CWI) will receive $1,000,000 from the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant program. This will fund a significant portion of the Beach Lake Acquisition and Restoration project. Located along the central Strait of Juan de Fuca, […]

ECOLOGY OF SALMONIDS IN ESTUARIES AROUND THE WORLD: ADAPTATIONS, HABITATS AND CONSERVATION

LANDING MALL Landing Mall, 115 E. RailRoad Avenue, Port Angeles, WA Rm 205, Washington, WA

Tuesday, 6 June  2017, 6:30pm at the Landing Mall conference room. Coastal Watershed Institute will host author Dr. Colin Levings as he discusses highlights from his new book ECOLOGY OF SALMONIDS IN ESTUARIES AROUND THE WORLD: ADAPTATIONS, HABITATS AND CONSERVATION.

Twins nearshore ecosystem restoration project A community workshop Wednesday 8 November 2017 6:30 PM, Crescent Grange, Joyce Washington

The Coastal Watershed Institute

Join the Coastal Watershed Institute and partners including Lafarge Holcim and Peninsula College for an update on the implementation of one of the largest nearshore ecosystem projects in the Salish Sea-the Twin Rivers  nearshore ecosystem restoration project. Details on the project are in the CWI blog here: Restarting a sediment engine along the Strait of Juan […]

FEBRUARY 5th & 6th 2018 FIELD DAY WITH FISH OF THE UNFOLDING ELWHA NEARSHORE and BEHAVIOR and ECOLOGY of PACIFIC SALMON

JOIN CWI, PATAGONIA, AND FRIENDS MORE INFO... Dr. Thomas Quinn, Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington, is a leading authority on salmon and trout. He is a principal researcher for the UW Alaska Salmon Program, where his research in Bristol Bay has helped to reveal many of the patterns […]

FREE OUTDOOR SCREENING OF MOVIE ‘BLUE HEART’

LANDING MALL Landing Mall, 115 E. RailRoad Avenue, Port Angeles, WA Rm 205, Washington, WA

Patagonia's New Documentary ‘Blue Heart’ Highlights the Destruction of European Rivers The Balkan region—richly diverse in cultures, languages and history—is home to the last wild rivers on the European continent. The region truly is the Blue Heart of Europe. However, a hydropower gold rush is putting these rivers at risk: Hydropower is the only “renewable” energy […]

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Updates: A public workshop and soft opening of the Beach Lake Conservation Area, East Elwha nearshore.

The Coastal Watershed Institute

Four years after the world’s largest dam removal, the Coastal Watershed Institute (CWI) and partners continue critically important nearshore ecosystem restoration along the Elwha shoreline, including the Beach Lake Conservation Area. While our work restoring and managing the site is still very much underway, beginning the first of December, the site will be ready to […]

CWI GivingTuesday 2019 Call to (Field) Action

The Coastal Watershed Institute

CWI #GivingTuesday 2019 Call to (Field) Action (link) A field day to celebrate the nearshore Tuesday 3 December 2019. The Coastal Watershed Institute celebrates  the nearshore on GivingTuesday joining millions around the world participating in the global generosity. The nearshore is a critical link that supports our wild ecosystems and watersheds. The nearshore is complex but […]

Dungeness Nearshore Outreach Event

Cline Spit County Park 199 Cline Spit Rd #1, Sequim, WA

Hands on demonstrations of forage fish spawning ground survey and beach seining. Both survey techniques are used to monitor fish populations along our shorelines. Come help conduct citizen science and see first hand some of the fish that call the Dungeness nearshore home! There will be viewing tanks and microscopes available to get a closer […]

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