Fir Island Ecosystem Restoration


Skagit County, WA

Project Overview:

As part of the Skagit Chinook Recovery Plan and ongoing snow goose management, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife restored 126 acres of tidal marsh habitat and 17 acres of new tidal channel habitat. Site developments and design incorporated measures to maintain drainage, flood protection, protection from saltwater intrusion to adjacent farmland and future sea level rise considerations.

Services Provided:

GeoTest provided construction materials testing of import dike materials to meet project specifications and concrete cylinder testing.


Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife

Project Cost:

$16 Million

Additional Services Provided:

Soil Compaction, Reinforced Concrete Inspection, Proprietary Anchor Inspection

Contact Geotest

Geotest welcomes the opportunity to become a part of your team and build the success of your company. We provide Construction Special Inspection and Materials Testing Services throughout Northwest Washington. Our Geotechnical Engineering Department and Environmental team can provide services in Washington State and Oregon.

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