Beach Cleanup Today, October 11, 2014, 1:00-3:00pm Yowkwala Beach, Tacoma I’m taking some time today to join the south Sound chapter of the Surfrider Foundation on one of Tacoma’s less-traveled shorelines, removing whatever debris we find and keeping notes… this is a hidden treasure in Commencement Bay! I think it’s going to be well attended … Continue reading

Where we’re at now

The first portion of the Tacoma Shoreline Survey was completed yesterday with two surveys being done on the northeast shore of Commencement Bay. I’ll have preliminary results in the next few days and when the second half of the survey is completed in the fall, it should give us a good baseline as to how … Continue reading

Finishing up

The first two days of the Tacoma Shoreline Survey are in the books; one more to go. I’ve made a couple observations so far that are worth noting: First of all, there is a significant amount of Tacoma’s shoreline that has been hardened with bulkheads and riprap, essentially creating a barrier between the aquatic and … Continue reading