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Lummi Nation Wetland and Habitat Mitigation Bank

Project Status:

MBI signed by the Corps and EPA: July 6, 2012
Initial credit release: October 18, 2012

Sponsor:

Lummi Nation
Natural Resources Department
2616 Kwina Road
Bellingham, WA 98226

Main Contact:

Kara Kuhlman, CFM
Deputy Water Resources Manager
Lummi Natural Resources
2665 Kwina Road
Bellingham, WA 98226
360-312-2128
KaraK@lummi-nsn.gov
 

Department of Ecology Contact:

Kate Thompson
Shorelands and Environmental
Assistance Program
P.O. Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504
360-407-6749
kate.thompson@ecy.wa.gov
 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contact:

Suzanne Anderson
Regulatory Branch, Seattle District
4735 E Marginal Way S
PO Box C-3755
Seattle, WA 98124
206-764-3708
suzanne.l.anderson@usace.army.mil 

Site Location:

Project Size and Actions:

  • Acreage: 1,945
  • Site Actions: The Bank is comprised of three separate sites: the Nooksack Delta Site, the Blockhouse Site, and the Lummi Delta Site. The total area of the mitigation bank is approximately 1,945 acres. The Bank will be developed in four phases. Phase 1A of the bank aims to enhance about 380 acres of riparian wetlands by planting conifers in a deciduous riparian floodplain forest, planting willows and controlling invasive plant species.  In addition to the enhancement activities, the Conservation Easement will protect a total of 842 acres.

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