Public meeting on March 8 for Shinglebolt Slough Restoration Project

Snohomish County, Wash., March 3, 2023—Snohomish County Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Surface Water Management (SWM) is hosting a public meeting on March 8 to discuss the design alternatives for the Shinglebolt Slough Restoration Project. This project is the first integrated floodplain management project funded under the Community Floodplain Solutions (CFS) program that works with willing landowners to make gains to reduce flood risk, improve fish habitat and strengthen the agricultural economy in the Sky Valley community.

The public is invited to attend and learn more about the project’s design alternatives, benefits, and timeline. Project managers, design consultants, and partners will be on hand to discuss the project, integrated floodplain benefits, flood hazard studies and mitigation efforts, and incentive programs for landowners. There will be opportunities for the public to provide feedback on the project.

Shinglebolt Slough Public Meeting

  • When: March 8, 2023 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.; presentation will begin at 5:35 p.m.
  • Where: Sultan High School Commons Area (1000 Tuck Drive, Sultan, WA 98294
  • What: The public is invited to a public meeting to learn more and provide feedback on the Shinglebolt Slough Restoration Project.

This project is made possible through the voluntary sale and acquisition of private land along Shinglebolt Slough (next to the Skykomish River just south of the city of Sultan, near the 311th Ave SE bridge).

About Snohomish County Conservation and Natural Resources

The Snohomish County Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) includes the Division of Surface Water Management; the Division of Parks and Recreation; the Office of Energy and Sustainability and the Office of Agriculture. DCNR works in support of thriving communities; a clean and healthy environment to foster environmental stewardship; ensuring food security; supporting a green economy, and strengthening communities by providing regional parks and infrastructure; protecting the region’s water, air, land and natural habitats; enhancing agriculture and recreation; and reducing flooding.

SOURCE: Snohomish County Gov’t press release

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