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Shellfish Aquaculture Educational Forum
June 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the Northwest Straits Foundation for a public forum on shellfish aquaculture at the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend! Admission is FREE.
This half-day program aims to increase public understanding of shellfish aquaculture issues, management and impacts by providing a variety of perspectives and emphasizing science-based information. Presenters from the research community, regulatory agencies, environmental groups and shellfish growers will address a range of issues.
Forum sessions include:
* Basic Ecological & Cultural Aspects of Shellfish Aquaculture
* Regulatory Considerations
* Speakers Panel
–Jodie Toft, Deputy Director, Puget Sound Restoration Fund
–Kurt Grinnell, Jamestown SKlallam
–Bobbi Hudson, Director, Pacific Shellfish Institute
–Rick Mraz, WA Dept of Ecology
–Dave Kangiser & Mark Toy, WA Dept of Health
–Amy Carey, Sound Action
–Dave Steele, Rock Point Oyster Co