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King County Watersheds

Large wood in King County rivers

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2016 Annual Meeting

Whether you are a neighbor of an upcoming or completed river project, or a river safety or recreation enthusiast, we invite you to join us at this annual meeting for a presentation of project designs that use large wood in King County rivers.

Two meeting times to choose from…same meeting content!

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
3 – 5 p.m. OR 6 – 8 p.m.
Mercer Island Community and Event Center
8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island (external link)

Upcoming river projects that will be presented at the meeting:

Special presentation:
Third-Party Review of Projects Involving Large Wood Emplacements - Dec. 2015 (PDF, 22MB)

This independent, third-party study was conducted by and will be presented by Parametrix. The study, done for King County as required by the Large Wood Public Rule, evaluates project effectiveness in meeting goals and public safety considerations of a representative sample of constructed projects. The selected projects  reviewed for the study are:

More about large wood

For questions about large wood in King County rivers, please contact Nancy Faegenburg, Project Manager, River and Floodplain Management Section.