BLYN: Officials relocating creek, RV park tenants

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BLYN — Only four mobile units remain in what previously was a bustling recreational vehicle park on South Sequim Road.

“We still have to find a place to live,” resident Robert Watson said Tuesday, lamenting the inevitable.

Watson and the residents of the other three remaining mobile homes are the last of 17 being forced to relocate for what state Department of Fish and Wildlife officials describe as “a tremendous restoration project.”

Regional Land Operations Manager Pete Dietrichson said Fish and Wildlife is just one of the major players involved in the property acquisition, resident relocation and land restoration project.

The project of restoring an estuary and rerouting Jimmycomelately Creek to its natural bed is being shared by Clallam County, the state Department of Transportation, the Olympic Discovery Trail Advisory Committee, Ducks Unlimited and the Jamestown S’Klallam tribe.

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