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Class offered to real estate professionals

WSU/Island County Cooperative Extension, Washington State Department of Ecology and Island County Public Works are presenting a class called Coastal Geology and Bluffs on an Island that is designed for real estate professionals and property appraisers.

The instructor Jim Johannessen, M.S. is a licensed geologist and owner of Coastal Geological Services, Inc., which specializes in coastal processes analyses in the Puget Sound and Northwest Straits. The class is designed to teach realtors and appraisers about coastal and bluff processes, beach habitat, bluff management, erosion control, residential developments, stairs and more. The class is approved by the Washington State Department of Licensing for 7.5 real estate and appraiser clock hours.

Phil Bakke, Island County planning director and Jeff Tate, Island County comprehensive plan manager will talk about Island County’s permits and regulations relating to coastal site development in Island County.

The class will be held at Coupeville Recreation Hall, April 4, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Cost for the class is $75 and includes lunch catered by County Deli and an afternoon bus field trip.

The class size is limited to the classes to 35 people; WSU encourages early registration.

For more information, call Gloria Wahlin at 679-7391 or e-mail gloriaw@wsu.edu. Registration information is available at www.

island.wsu.edu.

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