Thornton Creek Alliance Meeting: Innovative Creek Restoration

On Thursday, October 27th the Thornton Creek Alliance will hear how recent creek improvement work will help promote the health of the watershed.

tca-meeting-october-27-2016At the Thornton Creek Alliance meeting on October 27th, guest speaker, Katherine Lynch will present Seattle Public Utilities‘ two Thornton floodplain reconnection projects.  Ms. Lynch will provide specifics about the role of stormwater, innovative design and construction highlights, and project performance monitoring.

Katherine Lynch is the Utility Creeks Biologist with Seattle Public Utilities Drainage. She has been involved with numerous facets of stream restoration in Seattle for over 15 years, and was the Natural Resources Lead on the Thornton Floodplain projects. Katherine has a varied and interesting background in aquatic and watershed sciences.

The meeting begins at 6:30 PM for social time with the presentation beginning at 7 PM.  The meeting is open to everyone and promises to be an inspiring look into how improvements on Thornton Creek in Meadowbrook have improved the water quality.

The meeting will be at Maple Leaf Lutheran Church, 10005 32nd Ave NE.  Parking is in the lot on the east side of 32nd Ave NE, and the entrance to the meeting room (on the lower level) is from NE 100th Street.

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