“Where The Water Begins” Workshops Begin May 29th In Normandy Park


The King Conservation District will be holding a series of free workshops for property owners who live on marine shorelines of King County, with the first one held on Saturday, May 29th at Normandy Park City Hall.

Workshops will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about the ecological, geological, and vegetation management issues associated with owning property “Where the Water Begins.”

WHAT: “Where the Water Begins” workshop series for property owners of marine shorelines in King County.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Landowners interested in stable natural marine shorelines & in reducing the potential for erosion and landslides

WHEN/WHERE:

All workshops will be held from 9am – 12:30pm (indoor session) and 12:30pm – 3:30pn (optional lunch & field trip) on:

  • Saturday, May 29th Normandy Park City Hall, Normandy Park WA
  • Saturday, June 12th Vashon Maury Island Land Trust, Vashon WA
  • Saturday, June 26th Discovery Park ELC, Seattle WA

INFO: From a flier:

Is your marine bluff or beach property eroding or jeopardizing your house? Do you want to manage vegetation to stabilize slopes while maintaining a beautiful view of Puget Sound?

The King Conservation District invites you to attend a FREE workshop developed for property owners along the marine shorelines of King County. The workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about the ecological, geological, and vegetation management issues associated with owning property Where the Water Begins.

TOPICS:

  • Understanding the Ecology of Marine Nearshore and Riparian Ecology
  • Recognizing Coastal Geological Hazards
  • Using Native Vegetation to Reduce Erosion & Improve Fish and Wildlife Habitat

FACILITATORS:

  • Kollin Higgins, KC DNRP WLRD
  • Peter Landry, City of Normandy Park
  • Elliott Menashe, Greenbelt Consulting
  • Brandy Reed, King Conservation District

Contact Brandy Reed to register or for more information (425) 282-1924 [email protected]

Workshops are offered free of charge. Pre-order box lunches available for a fee of ~$12.50 ea.

Sponsored by the King Conservation District with funding from the WA Conservation Commission.


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