Squaxin Island Tribe Budd Inlet landscape analysis

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A presentation by the Squaxin Island Tribe about a landscape analysis of Budd Inlet that will help develop a strategy or strategies to restore the bay.

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Squaxin Island Tribe Budd Inlet landscape analysis

  1. 1. Budd Inlet Habitat Strategy Squaxin Island Tribe
  2. 2. Methodology <ul><li>Advisory Panel </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy </li></ul>
  3. 3. Advisory Panel <ul><li>Multi-disciplinary </li></ul><ul><li>NWIFC- GIS/technical </li></ul>
  4. 4. Advisory Panel <ul><li>Conceptual model </li></ul><ul><li>Actions </li></ul><ul><li>Project types </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy </li></ul>
  5. 5. South Budd Inlet Selected nearshore habitats and processes Salmonid Stream EAST BAY WEST BAY Olympia Oysters WEST SIDE EAST SIDE WDNR Shoreline Demo Butler Cove Water Quality Stewardship West Bay MTCA NRDC Priest Point Shoreline Demo Pocket Estuary/Embayment Circulation Gyre Documented Forage Fish Spawning Feeder Bluffs Legend
  6. 6. Projects <ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Form groups </li></ul><ul><li>Restoration </li></ul><ul><li>Conservation </li></ul>
  7. 9. Analysis <ul><li>Nearshore focus </li></ul><ul><li>Unit = catchment </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape </li></ul>
  8. 10. Nearshore/Upland
  9. 11. Nearshore Zone- 200 M
  10. 12. Data <ul><li>NOAA C-CAP </li></ul><ul><li>Shoreline surveys </li></ul><ul><li>PSNERP </li></ul><ul><li>WRIA 13 technical </li></ul>
  11. 13. Upland Attributes <ul><li>303D </li></ul><ul><li>MTCA </li></ul><ul><li>Wetlands </li></ul><ul><li>Streams </li></ul><ul><li>Protected land </li></ul>
  12. 14. Shoreline Attributes <ul><li>Pocket estuary </li></ul><ul><li>Forage fish </li></ul><ul><li>Sediment </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetation </li></ul><ul><li>Armoring </li></ul><ul><li>Fill </li></ul><ul><li>Marinas </li></ul><ul><li>Docks </li></ul><ul><li>Outfalls </li></ul>
  13. 15. Landscape Score <ul><li>NOAA C-CAP </li></ul><ul><li>Location, location, location </li></ul>
  14. 16. Good Neighborhood
  15. 17. Good Neighborhood
  16. 18. Bad Neighborhood
  17. 19. Good Uplands
  18. 20. Bad Uplands
  19. 21. Rank Uplands
  20. 22. Rank Shoreline
  21. 23. Rank
  22. 24. Strategy
  23. 25. Strategy-catchments <ul><li>Conserve </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance </li></ul><ul><li>Restore </li></ul><ul><li>Create </li></ul>
  24. 26. East Side
  25. 27. West Side
  26. 28. East Side
  27. 29. East Bay
  28. 30. East Side
  29. 31. Strategy-other assessments <ul><li>Conserve </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance </li></ul><ul><li>Restore </li></ul><ul><li>Create </li></ul>
  30. 33. Questions?

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