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Perrinville Creek; Mika's Playground | Letters to the Editor

 

Last updated 3/4/2021 at 10:05am

The demise of Perrinville Creek

Edmonds city staff have now cut off the natural connection of Perrinville Creek to Puget Sound, eliminating over 100 yards of stream habitat that had been essential habitat for coho salmon and cutthroat trout.

We'd even had adult chum salmon sighted in the lower creek, suggesting they may be again spawning in the creek (which otherwise was great news for salmon recovery).

The accompanying photo shows the huge mound of dirt the City placed in the stream channel, sending all of the creek into diversion structures and a pipe to Puget Sound. City staff apparentl...



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