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Entries from July 2011

Arcadia Boat Ramp

July 14th, 2011 by jkonovsky · Comments Off on Arcadia Boat Ramp

Repairs are complete.  The boat ramp is now open.  Thanks!

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Tags: Sports

The myth of a watershed solution to cleaning up Capitol Lake

July 11th, 2011 by jdickison · Comments Off on The myth of a watershed solution to cleaning up Capitol Lake

Proponents of keeping Capitol Lake say that if we only cleaned up the entire Deschutes River watershed, water quality problems in the dammed estuary would go away. From the Save Capitol Lake website: Broaden focus to watershed for improved water quality: The CLIPA findings support more effective management of the upper Deschutes Watershed to address […]

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Tags: Deschutes River Estuary

DNR partners with Department of Ecology, Squaxin Tribe and South Sound Salmon Enhancement group to restore Puget Sound

July 8th, 2011 by Scott Steltzner · Comments Off on DNR partners with Department of Ecology, Squaxin Tribe and South Sound Salmon Enhancement group to restore Puget Sound

From the DNR blog Ear to the Ground: http://washingtondnr.wordpress.com/ DNR and its partners have removed 3,150 square feet of overwater docking structure — the last remaining overwater structure on Squaxin Island. Removed were 48 creosote treated wood pilings and 84.6 tons of creosote treated wood. The dock, which provided tribal members access to an old […]

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Tags: habitat