Swamp Creek Subarea

Why is this Subarea Important to Salmon?

The Swamp Creek Subarea is a highly developed sub-watershed that is located completely within the urban growth boundaries of King and Snohomish counties and other jurisdictions. Swamp Creek supports runs of chinook, sockeye, kokanee and coho salmon and steelhead trout. Fish access and barriers, altered channel complexity and hydrology and increased sedimentation are among the factors contributing to salmon habitat decline in the subarea.

The Swamp Creek Subarea includes these local jurisdictions:

Follow the external links to learn what each jurisdiction is doing to improve habitat for salmon.
* Indicates that volunteer opportunities or other specific salmon related information are available on this site.

Salmon habitat projects in the Swamp Creek Subarea funded through the WRIA 8 collaborative process are now included in the Habitat Work Schedule (HWS) state-wide website. In the website, click on the WRIA 8 watershed on the state map to enter our HWS website.