Resources in Your Area

Kitsap County

Shore Friendly Kitsap connects waterfront landowners with technical support and resources for bulkhead removal and soft-shore alternatives. The program helps landowners make informed, cost-effective and environmentally friendly decisions about shoreline management for their property. Financial incentives and assistance include:

  • Free consultations and site visits from knowledgeable Shore Friendly staff.
  • Free site assessments from a licensed coastal geologist to assess erosion risk on your shoreline property.
  • Mini-grants of up to $7,000 for shoreline restoration work including bulkhead removal or soft-shore alternative projects (assessment, feasibility, design and permitting).
  • Free education and outreach events.

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The Kitsap Conservation District offers technical assistance to landowners to help reduce soil erosion and improve water quality.