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  • Information on Puget Sound stewardship, bluffs, and erosion:  

    Broadhurst, Ginny. "Puget Sound Shoreline Stewardship Guidebook" (PDF). Reprinted by the Puget Sound Action Team (now Puget Sound Partnership) in February 2006 (originally published in 1999).

    Kolb, James & Boardman, Diane. "Puget Soundbook." Stewardship ideas and information about Puget Sound resources.

    Menashe, Elliott. "Vegetation Management: A Guide for Puget Sound Bluff Property Owners." 1993. Washington Department of Ecology Publication #93­31.

    Myers Biodynamics Inc. and Lorilla Engineering, Inc. "Surface Water and Groundwater on Coastal Bluffs: A Guide for Puget Sound Property Owners." 1995.Washington Department of Ecology Publication #95­107.

    Myers Biodynamics Inc. "Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control Using Vegetation: A Manual of Practice for Coastal Property Owners." 1993. Washington Department of Ecology Publication #93­30.

    Washington State Department of Natural Resources. "Our Changing Nature: Natural Resource Trends In Washington State." 1998 (link no longer active).

     
     
     
     
  • Check your library or bookstore for these references on Puget Sound's shoreline processes, geology, biological life, and history:  
     

    Adams, Evelyn. "San Juan Islands Wildlife: A Handbook for Exploring Nature." 1995. The Mountaineers, Seattle, Washington.

    Alt, David & Hyndman, Donald. "Northwest Exposures: A Geologic Story of the Northwest." 1995. Mountain Press Publishing, Missoula, Montana.

    Arno, Stephan & Hammerly, Ramona. "Northwest Trees: Indentifying and Understanding the Region's Native Trees" 1977. The Mountaineers, Seattle, Washington.

    Atkinson, Scott & Sharpe, Fred. "Wild Plants of the San Juan Islands." 1985. The Mountaineers, Seattle, Washington.

    Baron, Nancy & Acorn, Steve. "Birds of the Pacific Northwest Coast." 1997. Lone Pine Publishing, Renton, Washington.

    Bish, Robert. "Governing Puget Sound." 1985. Puget Sound Books. Washington Sea Grant Publication. University of Washington Press.

    Burns, Robert. "The Shape and Form of Puget Sound." 1985. Puget Sound Books. Washington Sea Grant Publication. University of Washington Press.

    Butler, Robert. "The Great Blue Heron." 1997. UBC Press, Vancouver, British Columbia.

    Carpenter, Cecelia Svinth. "Fort Nisqually: A Documented History of Indian and British Interaction." 1986. A Tahoma Research Publication, Tacoma, Washington.

    Chasan, Daniel Jack. "The Water Link: A History of Puget Sound as a Resource." 1986. Puget Sound Books, University of Washington Press.

    Cheney, Daniel & Mumford, Thomas. "Shellfish & Seaweed Harvests of Puget Sound." 1986. Puget Sound Books, University of Washington Press.

    Downing, John. "The Coast of Puget Sound: Its Processes and Development," 1983. Puget Sound Books, University of Washington Press.

    Harbo, Rick. "Whelks to Whales: Coastal Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest." 1999. Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, BC, Canada.

    Kirk, Ruth & Alexander, Carmela. "Exploring Washington's Past: A Road Guide To History." 1990. University of Washington Press.

    Kozloff, Eugene N. "Seashore Life of the Northern Pacific Coast." 1983. University of Washington Press.

    Kruckeberg, Arthur R. "The Natural History of Puget Sound Country." 1991. U. of Washington Press. ISBN 0-295-97019-7.

    Kruckeberg, Arthur R. "Gardening With Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest." 1982. U. of Washington Press. ISBN 0-295-95893-6.

    Lyons, C.P. "Trees & Shrubs of Washington." 1999. Lone Pine Publishing, Renton, Washington.

    MacCrae, Diann. "Birders Guide To Washington." 1995. Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, Texas.

    Neisen, Thomas. "A Beachcombers Guide To Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest." 1997. Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, Texas.

    Osborne, Richard, Calambokidis, John & Dorsey, Eleanor. "A Guide to Marine Mammals of Greater Puget Sound.& Alaska." 1988. Island Publishers, Friday Harbor, Washington.

    Paulson, Dennis. "Shorebirds of the Pacific Northwest." 1993. U. of Washington Press. Seattle Audubon Society.

    Pettinger, April. "Native Plants in the Coastal Garden: A Guide for Gardeners in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest." 1996. Whitecap Books, Vancouver, Toronto.

    Pojar, Jim & MacKinnon, Andy. "Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska. 1994. Lone Pine Publishing, Renton, Washington.

    Scott, James & Reuling, Melly. "Washington Public Shore Guide: Marine Waters." 1986. University of Washington Press. Department of Ecology.

    Sheldon, Ian. "Seashore of the Pacific Northwest" 1998. Lone Pine Publishing, Renton, Washington.

    Snively, Gloria. "Exploring The Seashore in British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon: A Guide to Shorebirds and Intertidal Plants and Animals." 1978. Gordon Soules Book Publishers, West Vancouver, Canada.

    Steelquist, Robert. "Field Guide to the Pacific Salmon." 1996. Sasquatch Books, Seattle, Washington.

    Terich, Thomas A. "Living with the Shore of Puget Sound and the Georgia Strait." 1987. Duke University Press, Durham. Sponsored by the Audubon Society. ISBN 0-8223-0745-6.

    Yates, Steve. "Marine Wildlife of Puget Sound, the San Juans, and the Strait of Georgia." 1988. The Globe Pequot Press, Chester, Connecticut.

     
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