Fish and wild life return to marsh land at Klingle at the end of Hood Canal near Belfair.

In 2011 dikes protecting pasture land carved years ago from marsh land the end of Hood Canal were breached and restoration began. Here’s how it looks today, with heron, deer, otter and young salmon thriving. Taken from drone at 200 feet.

Reclaimed marsh and small dike near Hood Canal.

The small dike (right) keeps tide water off the Northshore Road as plants and marine life spreads in a reclaimed 15 acre tidal marsh. Drone shot at 225 feet.