Commencement Bay Natural Resource Trustees

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The nearshore area and waterways of Commencement Bay are used extensively as rearing and feeding habitat by numerous marine species, and the Bay serves as a migratory pathway for salmonids. Many fish species feed on small epibenthic and benthic organisms before migrating offshore. The Trustees’ concerns about the Commencement Bay area involve the adverse effects to trust resources resulting from the contaminated sediments and releases of hazardous substances in the Bay and its waterways. - website

http://www.cbrestoration.noaa.gov/

The Commencement Bay Natural Resource Trustees are: