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?

KCD invites you to attend FREE workshops 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.

2019 Workshop Dates and Locations

Saturday, June 8 Dumas Bay Center Federal Way, WA
Saturday, July 13 Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust Vashon, WA
Saturday, August 3 Discovery Park Seattle, WA

All Workshops

Workshops are held on Saturdays from 9:00am to 12:30pm, with an optional lunch and field trip from 12:30pm-3:30pm.


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

Who Should Attend?

Landowners interested in stable natural marine shorelines and in reducing the potential for erosion and landslides.


Visit our photo album on Facebook to see photos from 2017’s classes.

For more information about the workshops, contact Kristen McCune at or 425-282-1927.

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