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Where the Water Begins:
Land Management Practices for
Marine Shoreline & Bluff Landowners

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. Hear presentations from local experts and stay for an optional field trip to see examples of all topics discussed.

2016 Workshop Dates:

Saturday, June 4th at Vashon Maury Island Land Trust / Camp Sealth, Vashon
Saturday, June 18th at Discovery Park Environmental Learning Center, Seattle
Saturday, June 25th at Dumas Bay Center, Federal Way

All workshops are from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM, with an optional lunch and field trip from 12:30-3:30 PM.


Who Should Attend?
Landowners interested in stable natural marine shorelines and in reducing the potential for erosion and landslides.


Click here to see photos from last year's classes.


If you would like to learn more about the workshops or register, contact Emily Carlson by email at Emily Carlson, using the subject heading “Where the Water Begins.”

For more information, contact Emily Carlson
Phone: (425) 282-1930 
Emily Carlson