WARNING: WA State Shellfish Safety Information – Dept.of Health

Shellfish Safety Information – WA State Dept. of Health.

Warning: Whatcom and San Juan County Marine Biotoxin Closure is for Varnish Clams only. Skagit County on Sinclair and Cypress Islands is closed for all shellfish species. This closure is very close to Lummi Island and why I recommend you avoid eating any clams from Lummi Island at this point in time.
All Marine Waters VIBRIO ADVISORY: Cook All Shellfish
The State Department of Health advises that all shellfish recreationally harvested during the months of June-October.


It’s Whatcom Water Week: Sept 17th – 24th, 2011

Whatcom Watershed Information Network.

Whatcom Water Week

Join in the Celebration:

The week-long event will:

• Celebrate the importance of our water resources

• Share what we know and are learning about the “State of Resource”

• Inspire and help others learn about stewardship efforts

• Meet new people and find new partners

• Be fun!

The kick-off for Whatcom Water Week will be on September 17th. Events will be
scheduled throughout the week at various locations across the county.


Calendar of Events

Event Locations – Map

Information on Hosting an Event

Event Host Information/Application (pdf)

Online Event Host Application

Activity Ideas for Hosts (pdf)

Event Ideas – Events from 2010 (pdf)

Sponsorship Information

Sponsorship Information Sheet (pdf)

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Emily Resch
(360) 371-7100
Sue Blake
(360) 676-6736