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Wetland Mitigation Bank photo

Skagit Environmental Bank

Project Status:

Project received final federal, local and state approval on July 27, 2011:

  • Ecology signed the Mitigation Bank Instrument (MBI) on May 23, 2011
  • Skagit County signed the MBI on May 24, 2011
  • Environmental Protection Agency signed the MBI on June 6, 2011
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed on July 27, 2011

Initial Credit Release: December 17, 2013


Clear Valley Environmental Farm, LLC
PO Box 2281
Sebastopol, CA 95743

Main Contact:

Jeff Poetsch
Managing Member
1028 Wilmington Way
Redwood City, CA 94062
650-369-2599 (office)
650-207-4994 (mobile)

Department of Ecology Contact:

Kate Thompson
Shorelands and Environmental
Assistance Program
P.O. Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504

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

Local Government Contact:

Betsy Stevenson
Senior Planner
Skagit County PDS
1800 Continental Place
Mount Vernon, WA 98273


Site Location:

  • WRIA 3, Mt. Vernon, Skagit County
  • Sections 10, 11, 15, and 14 of Township 34N, Range 4E
  • Located 1.5 miles northeast of Mt. Vernon. Swan Road is located to the north and Route 9 to the east of the bank site.
  • Site Location Map

Project Size and Actions:

  • Acreage: 396 Acres
  • Site Actions: Restore reaches of the Nookachamps Creek, The East Fork of the Nookachamps Creek, Mud Lake Creek, and associated floodplain wetlands.

Detailed Project Information:

Past Public Notice:


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