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Which Shoreline Approach Would Work for My Property?

Result: Plant Vegetation along the Shoreline

Sites with less than a 10 foot setback will generally depend on concrete, sheetpile, or rip-rap for stability. Even though it may not be adviseable to remove a bulkhead on your property, planting shoreline vegetation will help provide some cover for young Chinook salmon, while improving the look of your shoreline.

Shoreline planting

Design and Photo: The Berger Partnership

Shoreline Plantings

Want more information? Check out the guidebook: Green Shorelines: Bulkhead Alternatives for a Healthier Lake Washington