Defending Water in the Skagit River Basin By Sandra Spargo
Turners Bay Salmon Pocket Estuary
In 2009, a $671,000 grant was spent to restore the Turners Bay Salmon Pocket Estuary.
Chinook salmon now have access to a nearly 60-acre tidal channel estuary and marsh complex.
The estuary is located at the northeast end of Similk Bay, in the Whidbey Basin of Puget Sound, one of 12 pocket estuaries that had been identified as a high priority restoration site in [...]