Washington Sea Grant receives $1.59 million to boost Puget Sound habitat

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Two projects led by Washington Sea Grant (WSG) will receive a total of $1.59 million through the Puget Sound National Estuary Program’s Habitat Strategic Initiative, a partnership between Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and Washington Department of Natural Resources. The WSG-led projects will focus on sea level rise vulnerability and on managing invasive European green crab, which will receive $798,785 and $794,789 in funding respectively. In addition, WSG is a partner on a third project led by the University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, which will receive $797,256 to monitor the impacts of shoreline restoration efforts.

READ MORE details at https://environment.uw.edu/news/2023/03/washington-sea-grant-receives-1-59-million-to-boost-puget-sound-habitat/

Dr. Ian Miller leads the sea level rise vulnerability part of the newly funded project. He is speaking at Camano Library on Earth Day, April 22 at 5 pm. Registration is required for the 4/22 event.

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