The Olympian: Nisqually Reach purchase protects salmon habitat

The Olympian
By: Jerre Redecker

Some of the last undeveloped shoreline along Puget Sound has been added to the Nisqually Reach Aquatic Reserve.

The acquisition of 17.6 acres expands Jacobs Point Park on Anderson Island to 100 acres, making the Nisqually reserve the largest protected marine park in South Puget Sound.

“Undeveloped shoreline anywhere in Puget Sound is rare,” Joe Kane, executive director of the Nisqually Land Trust, said.

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