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Devastating Magnitude 9.0 Earthquake And Resultant Tsunami Struck Northern Japan

Peninsula College M Building Lecture Hall, Peninsula College, Port Angeles, Washington, WA

See the youtube link to view this presentation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHJK5ISKR2Q   On 11 March 2011, a devastating magnitude 9.0 earthquake and resultant tsunami struck northern Japan. Tons of debris washed to sea. Large quantities of the floating plastics will persist for decades as it orbits the oceanic gyres, and the highest concentrations are expected to wash […]

TWINS NEARSHORE COMMUNITY and ELECTED OFFICIAL TOUR AND MEETING

Joyce Grange

Clallam Tsunami Debris Community Action Workshops, May 2012. Three day workshop hosted and sponsored by Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation and the Clallam Marine Resources Committee. Report available, wiill be posted soon. Until then see Anne for details. When Will Tsunami Debris Arrive in America? A presentation by Dr. Curt Ebbesmeyer and Jim […]

COMMUNITY NEARSHORE WORKSHOP: ELWHA RESTORATION and the CITY OF PORT ANGELES SHORELINE: ARE THEY LINKED?

The Landing Mall The Landing Mall Conference Room Port Angeles WA 982362, WA

Coastal Watershed Institute (CWI) and partners are collaborating with the City of Port Angeles to present a community workshop, September 27, 6:30 pm at The Landing Mall conference room to discuss the functional linkages of the Elwha dam removal to our nearshore, bluff and beach processes, and reoccurring management issues of  the City of Port […]

8th Annual Elwha Nearshore Consortium Meetings

The BarHop Brewery the BarHop Brewery 124 W. Railroad Ave., WA

Workshop 27 February 2013 Peninsula College. Technical presentations/discussions during the morning, management discussions during the afternoon, and an evening presentation by Dr.  Andrea Ogston, Oceanography professor at the University of Washington  presents   highlights of the recent nearshore restoration response to dam removals-a long overdue event! Contact Anne for details. 4December 2012 Elwha nearshore. Photo by Tom […]

MAPPING A TECTONIC PLATE COLLISION: Rocks and Rain in the Olympic Backcountry

Port Townsend and Port Angeles CA

Along the west coast of North America, from Mexico to southern Canada, are mountain ranges of diverse character collectively called the Coast Ranges. The Olympic Mountains, at the extreme northwest corner of the conterminous United States, are a unique part of these ranges. Even though they are closely related in rock composition to the Coast […]

Dungeness Bluffs Nearshore Community Workshop

The Coastal Watershed Institute

The Coastal Watershed Institute (CWI) and partners invite the community to a Dungeness nearshore workshop on the evening of Monday August 5th, at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. This workshop will focus on understanding and protecting the habitat forming processes of the Dungeness system and the important linkages of our […]

A Few Past CWI Events.. 2013

Historical Dungeness Schoolhouse Historical Dungeness Schoolhouse, 2781 Towne Road, Sequim, WA

Living on the Edge: Bluff Management Practices for Homeowners   The Coastal Watershed Institute (CWI) and partners invite the community to a bluff management workshop the evening of October 30th at the historical Dungeness Schoolhouse from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. This workshop will focus on management actions for bluff property land owners. Clallam County will […]

Elwha and DamNation Rivers Free Film Event

Cinecenta Theater, University of Victoria Cinecenta Theater, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC. 3800 Finnerty Road University of Victoria, British Columbia

Dams installed along iconic river systems over the last century are a stunning legacy of ‘manifest destiny’ that have severely deformed many once pristine ecosystems, cultures, and livelihoods throughout the Pacific Northwest and around the world. The largest dam removal project in North America is just being completed on the Olympic Peninsula, Washington state. The […]

Elwha and DamNation Rivers Free Film Event

Cinecenta Theater, University of Victoria Cinecenta Theater, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC. 3800 Finnerty Road University of Victoria, British Columbia

DamNation is a powerful film odyssey across America that explores the sea change in our national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers. Dam removal has moved beyond the fictional Monkey Wrench Gang to go […]

‘Living on the Edge’ Dungeness Bluffs Landowner Community Workshop

Dungeness Schoolhouse Dungeness Schoolhouse 2781 Towne Road, Sequim, WA

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 […]

THE EVOLVING ELWHA NEARSHORE Saturday 21 February 2015

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

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 […]