Archive for July, 2012

Joanna Buehler has transformed her property on Lake Sammamish from just a bare lawn to an attractive, diverse landscape. Native vegetation attracts birds and wildlife and protects her shoreline against erosion.

Find out more at the Green Shorelines website.

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Wolf Bauer's Inland Sea book coverWolf Bauer is 100 years old. His ideas about shorelines have shaped an entire generation.

Now Hugh Shipman, a coastal geologist with the Department of Ecology, has compiled one of Bauer’s remarkable slide shows into a book:  Wolf Bauer’s Inland Sea:  Wolf Bauer’s Presentation of the History, the Processes, and the Management of Beaches in Washington and British Columbia.

 “I owe much of my excitement about beaches to Wolf,” Shipman said. “He made a huge difference by getting people to know and care about beaches. This book is a way to share his ideas with a wider audience.” (more…)

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