Soft Shore Protection in Skagit County

In 2019, CGS completed the design of this soft shore protection project for at a low-elevation, high wave energy site on Fidalgo Island. The design is intended to mitigate flood risk under for future conditions of sea level rise.

Left: Before | Right: After (Images: CGS)

CGS is providing oversight of project construction, which includes the installation of large buried wood and a gravel berm (completed) and planting of native backshore vegetation (coming soon!).