Strait of Georgia Watershed

Location of the Strait of Georgia Watershed in Washington State.  Map courtesy of the EPA.The Strait of Georgia contains estuaries, salt marshes, and other productive habitat. The entire Strait is 135 miles long, and drains hundreds of rivers, including the 850-mile Fraser River. It is an important site for recreation, tourism, and commercial fishing and shellfish harvest. According to Parks Canada, the southern Strait is one of the most at-risk ecosystems in the country.

EPA watershed profile

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All Puget Sound WRIAs

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Georgia Strait Alliance

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