Map, Report and Data Distribution
Recent Projects and Reports
Healthy Beaches for Fish and People Project Reports
Friends of the San Juans. 2014. Healthy Beaches for People and Fish: Protecting shorelines from the impacts of armoring today and rising seas tomorrow. Final Report to WDFW and the U.S. EPA. Friday Harbor, Washington.
Loring, K. 2013. Addressing Sea Level Rise and Cumulative Ecological Impacts in San Juan County Washington - Through Improved Implementation and Effective Amendment of Local, State, and Federal Laws. Friends of the San Juans.FridayHarbor, Washington.
MacLennan, A., J. Waggoner and J. Johannessen. 2013. Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment for San Juan County, Washington. Prepared by Coastal Geologic Services for Friends of the San Juans.
Whitman, T., D. Penttila, K. Krueger, P. Dionne, K. Pierce, Jr. and T. Quinn. 2014. Tidal elevation of surf smelt spawn habitat study for San Juan County Washington. Friends of the San Juans, Salish Sea Biological and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Whitman, T. and S. Hawkins. 2013. The impacts of shoreline armoring on beach spawning forage fish habitat in San Juan County, Washington. Friends of the San Juans. FridayHarbor, Washington.
Appendix A - Project Teams
Appendix B - Marine Riparian Inventory and Maps
Appendix C - Pocket Beach Mapping Report
Appendix D - Sea Level Rise Risk and Resiliency Assessment
Appendix E - Process Degradation Matrix
Mapbook 1 - Fish Use Priority Areas
Mapbook 2 - Process Degradation
Mapbook 3 - Integrated Protection Priorities
Mapbook 4 - Integrated Restoration Priorities
Mapbook 5 - Long Term Protectin SLR
Mapbook 6 - Long Term Restoration SLR
Due to size limitations, report provided here is text only. Copies of the report with map books and/or the spatial GIS files are available on dvd by contacting FRIENDS.
Shoreline Modification Reports
Contact FSJ for ArcGIS files and project photos.
San Juan County Forage Fish Spawning Habitats:
Bull Kelp and Eelgrass Distribution and Research
Annual Eelgrass Monitoring Maps
- Blind Bay
- Fisherman Bay
- Westcott Bay
Restoration and Protection Planning
Spatially explicit report on shoreline permit activities and trends for San Juan County.
This report summarizes the Countys direct impacts to nearshore marine species and habitats through ownership and management of shoreline infrastructure.
Restoration prioritization for modified beaches in documented and potential forage fish spawning habitat in San Juan County. In partnership with Coastal Geologic Services.
Mud Bay, Lopez Island Restoration Blueprint
Restoration prioritization for modified beaches in the Mud Bay region of Lopez Island. In partnership with Coastal Geologic Services.
Restoration prioritization and community engagement for impacted intertidal and coastal wetland habitats in the MacKaye Harbor region of Lopez Island. In partnership with Coastal Geologic Services.
Identification of most important shoreline habitat sites for long term protection using existing conservation strategies such as acquisition, easement or tax incentive program. Geographic Systems modeling effort that incorporates biological, land use, landscape and landowner willingness information into the analysis.
Published by the Center for Biological Diversity, with assistance from FRIENDS
By: Rebecca J. Bressan, Washington State University Sponsored by, Samish Indian Nation and The FRIENDS of the San Juans