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Shoreline Restoration: Songhees Walkway Pocket Beach

Shoreline protection and restoration has many goals: in certain restoration sites, one goal is to slow down the process of coastal erosion or changing erosion dynamics and sediment budgets to reflect more natural processes. The Songhees pocket beach is a key demonstration site for the Green Shores for Shoreline Development and its principles of restoring physical processes, enhancing shoreline habitat for forage fish and other species, reducing pollution, and reducing cumulative impacts on shoreline environments. 

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