Issaquah Creek Instream Restoration at Lake Sammamish State Park, Washington

Recipient: Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust

Grant Amount: $1,450,912 Matching Funds: $250,000 Total Project Amount: $1,700,912

This award will restore instream habitat and natural processes along the lower 6,600 feet of Issaquah Creek that flows through Lake Sammamish State Park, benefitting threatened Chinook salmon and endangered Southern Resident killer whales. The project will address interconnected challenges for ecosystem resilience within the larger Puget Sound watershed such as stormwater and flooding, riparian and instream habitat, degraded water quality, and urban forest canopy health.

For more information on the grant program funding this project, please visit the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law webpage. For more information on the National Coastal Resilience Fund, visit National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s website, or the Office for Coastal Management’s resilience fund webpage.