Forum addresses shellfish issues

December 14, 2016 | Shellfish News
The main goal of the forum was “to address the need to forge implementation initiatives that will achieve effective restoration of the shellfish resources ... ...read more
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River restoration

December 14, 2016 | Shellfish News
Salt marshes are critical for healthy and abundant fish and shellfish, DeWitt said. "It's estimated that 75 percent of our commercially important fish and ... ...read more
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As State Budget Cuts Loom, Vineyard Programs at Risk

December 13, 2016 | Shellfish News
Meanwhile, the Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group may dip into reserve funding if state funding does not come through, director Rick Karney said this ... ...read more
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Harvest restrictions lifted on 810 acres of Drayton Harbor

December 13, 2016 | Shellfish News
Two decades of commitment to improve water quality in Drayton Harbor has finally paid off – last week, recreational and commercial shellfish harvest ... ...read more
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Planned geoduck farm draws objections

December 13, 2016 | Shellfish News
A large shellfish farm proposed will undergo special scrutiny over its ... plans to convert existing commercial shellfish beds in Burley Lagoon to one of ... ...read more
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180 acres of harbor open to shellfishing

December 13, 2016 | Shellfish News
However, while the septic systems have been addressed and the harbor is no longer closed due to pollution, the entire harbor is still closed to shellfish ... ...read more
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Shellfish progress

December 13, 2016 | Shellfish News
Karla Isabelle Keele, 40, died Nov. 11, 2016, peacefully at home in Kent, Washington, after losing her battle with breast cancer. Denise Marie (Towner) ... ...read more
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State water quality standards finally get updated

December 13, 2016 | Shellfish News
Water quality standards are based mostly on how much fish and shellfish we eat. The more we eat, the cleaner the water must be. Two numbers drive ... ...read more
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Washington joins new international alliance calling for protection of the ocean

December 13, 2016 | Shellfish News
Tomorrow, Inslee will announce his 2017-19 budget proposals, which will include additional funding for research and propagation of native shellfish ... ...read more
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New network of tribes expands toxic shellfish testing

December 12, 2016 | Shellfish News
Shellfish is a staple in many homes throughout Southeast Alaska, but it also can be a hazard. A new lab in Sitka tests regularly for shellfish toxins and ... ...read more
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