Environmental meeting to be held about industrial shellfish operations
An informational public meeting on the impacts of industrial shellfish operations in Clallam County will be held on Jan. 10, 2015.
Discussion will be around the potential implications of Taylor Shellfish Farm’s proposed 30 acre geoduck operation on tidelands at the mouth of Dungeness River, the 3 Crabs wetland restoration project, and the Dungeness Refuge Graveyard Spit bird breeding protected area.
Another point of discussion was the Clallam County’s Shoreline Master Plan update and how it relates to future aquaculture operations throughout Clallam County shorelines.
When: Saturday, January 10 from 2-4 PM
Where: Dungeness Schoolhouse, 2nd Floor, 2781 Towne Road, Sequim
Guest Presenters and Panelists:
Jim Brennan, MSc, marine habitat specialist consultant, formerly with University of WA Sea Grant Program , Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation Governing Board, and past President of Pacific Estuarine Research Society
Trina Bayard Ph.D, Director of Bird Conservation at WA Audubon
Laura Hendricks, Coalition to Protect Puget Sound
Maradel Gale, Bainbridge Alliance for Puget Sound
This meeting is hosted by Protect the Peninsula’s Future, Olympic Environmental Council, and Sierra Club North Olympic Group.
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