Preserving and Promoting Our Unparalleled Environmental Assets

  • Waterfront propertiesThe City of Hoquiam received a $150k grant to purchase waterfront properties on Levee Street along the Hoquiam River. Funds will pay for design and permitting of boat launch improvements, a new boarding ramp and improved parking and moorage.
  • The Solid Waste Advisory Committee continues to promote recycling education through radio programming and news articles, and coordinates with various state agencies to engage citizens in beach, road, campground and stream litter clean-up campaigns.
  • farm freshThe Washington State University Grays Harbor Extension office continued its work to preserve and promote local farmlands through a Cultivating Success series where 17 individuals learned how to open and operate ag-related businesses, and publication of the 2012 Farm Fresh Guide ( to help connect Grays Harbor residents with fresh, healthy, locally-grown food. The guide now boasts 30 individual farms.