Restore the Duwamish Shoreline Challenge

Location: Mainstem Duwamish adjacent to the BECU office and the Duwamish River Trail (map).

Project Lead : Forterra

Partners: City of Tukwila and BECU (landowner)

Project Goals:

  • Engage Tukwila and adjacent communities as volunteer stewards
  • Maintain areas that have been planted
  • Expand the project area upstream, working towards the I-5 overpass

Progress to Date:

  • Nearly half a mile of shoreline currently in restoration
  • Over 2,000 volunteers have plated over 6,000 plants in the past 10 years

Future Plans: Continue to maintain the area and expand project upstream towards I-5 overpass. As COVID restriction ease, continue working with volunteer stewards at the site.

Learn more or volunteer at a future event

Questions? Contact Christine Stephens, Riparian Restoration Stewardship Coordination at Forterra.

Funding for this project is provided by: BECU.