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In December 2003, the city of Seattle finalized the Urban Blueprint for Habitat Protection and Restoration. The Urban Blueprint analyzes what chinook salmon do as they move through Seattle, and helps identify the actions needed to protect them.
The Urban Blueprint draws on recent and groundbreaking research by independent scientists. It will guide us in making wise investments in salmon recovery. Without sound science guiding us, we could fail to restore the most important chinook habitat, or worse yet, make existing problems even larger.
This report is the third in a series which is meant to document and explain the developing science of salmon recovery in Seattle.
The following documents are in PDF format.
Seattle's Scientific Methodology
Seattle's Aquatic Environments
- Lake Washington
Lake Washington Shoreline Map
- Lake Union and the Ship Canal
Lake Union and the Ship Canal Map
- Chittenden Locks/Salmon Bay/ Elliott Bay
Aerial Photo: Fish Passage Improvement Projects
- Duwamish Estuary
Duwamish Waterway Map
- Marine Nearshore Environment
Puget Sound Nearshore Map
Seattle's Inventory/Assessment Strategy
Seattle's Regulations Which Will Influence the Future
- Land Use and Development Regulations
- Tables: Review Requirements and Permits
- Seattle's Stormwater Management Program
Seattle's Watersheds Outside the Municipal Boundaries
- Seattle Public Utilities Urban Creeks Watershed Analysis
- Comment Letters in Response to the 2001 Draft Urban Blueprint
This report was prepared by the City of Seattle's Salmon Team December, 2003.