Floating Wetlands in Lake Union

Nearshore wetlands provide food and rearing habitats for juvenile salmon, and improve water quality by intercepting stormwater, trapping sediment, sequestering metals, and reducing harmful algal blooms. However, more than 30% of Puget Sound coastlines and over 75% of Seattleā€™s shorelines have been converted to urban conditions, including ports, marinas, docks, bulkheads, armored revetments, roads, railways,... Keep Reading