The King Conservation District is holding a series of free workshops for property owners along the marine shorelines and bluffs of King County. The workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about the ecological, geological and vegetation management issues associated with owning a home located on marine waterfront or a bluff.
Topics will include:
- Understanding marine near-shore and riparian ecology
- Recognizing geologic hazards
- Using native vegetation to reduce erosion and to improve fish and wildlife habitat
Who should attend:
- Beach property owners interested in a stable natural shoreline
- Bluff property owners interested in reducing the potential for erosion and landslides
- Any marine shoreline or bluff property owner interested in improving fish and wildlife habitat.
When and where:
- Saturday, May 29, 2010 at Normandy Park City Hall
- Saturday, June 12, 2010 at Vashon Maury Island Land Trust, Vashon Island
- Saturday, June 26, 2010 at Discovery Park ELC, Seattle
All workshops are from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm (indoor session) and 12:30 – 3:30 pm (optional pre-order boxed lunch $12 and field trip).
- Kollin Higgins, King County DNRP WLRD
- Peter Landry, City of Normand Park
- Elliott Menashe, Greenbelt Consulting
- Brandy Reed, Conservation District
To register or for more information contact Brandy Reed at 425-282-1924 or firstname.lastname@example.org