Crockett Lake coastal wetland grant

Project #: 197147  –   Updated: October 24, 2012

Project Summary

THE LOCATION SHOWN BELOW IF FROM THE PROJECT PROPOSAL, NOT THE FINAL PROJECT REPORT. FOR SPECIFICS, PLEASE CONTACT WASHINGTON STATE PARKS AND RECREATION.
"Crockett Lake Coastal Wetlands Acquisition and Protection -- Washington State Parks and Recreation will acquire and permanently protect 355 acres at Crockett Lake. With the addition of this acreage, almost the entire Crockett Lake wetland system (approximately 700 acres) will be protected. Crockett Lake is a shallow, brackish lake and complex of salt and freshwater marshes, is an important habitat for resident and migratory birds, and pr...

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Location (by county):
Island County (WA)

Watersheds:
Puget Sound

Congressional Districts:
WA District 02

Bird Conservation Regions:
Northern Pacific Rainforest

USFWS Regions:

Project size:
360.51 acres

Public Access

Site Name Publicly Accessible
Site 1: Crockett Lake Yes
Site 2: Crockett Lake Yes
Site 3: Crockett Lake Yes

Full Project Description

THE LOCATION SHOWN BELOW IF FROM THE PROJECT PROPOSAL, NOT THE FINAL PROJECT REPORT. FOR SPECIFICS, PLEASE CONTACT WASHINGTON STATE PARKS AND RECREATION.
"Crockett Lake Coastal Wetlands Acquisition and Protection -- Washington State Parks and Recreation will acquire and permanently protect 355 acres at Crockett Lake. With the addition of this acreage, almost the entire Crockett Lake wetland system (approximately 700 acres) will be protected. Crockett Lake is a shallow, brackish lake and complex of salt and freshwater marshes, is an important habitat for resident and migratory birds, and provides estuarine rearing and foraging habitat for salmonids and other fish species."
--from January 6, 2006 USFWS news release

Actions

Project Actions
Land acquisition for conservation (fee simple, etc.) Show/Hide details

Outcomes

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Organization

Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
(State Government)

Primary Contact

Peregrine Edison-Lahm
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Partners

  • Whidbey Camano Land Trust
  • Washington Trout
  • Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve Trust Board
  • Whidbey Chapter of the Audubon Society
  • National Park Service



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