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State of the Oyster Study

August 28, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

$25 – $30

State of the Oyster Study volunteers invite you to join them to look at bacterial contamination on privately owned beaches in Hood Canal and throughout Puget Sound.

Samples will be tested for fecal coliform ($25 per test) and/or Vibrio parahaemolyticus ($30 per test). Results will be delivered by phone 10 days after test dates.

On collection day, collect six large oysters, five+ inches shell length, or 24 clams  and include the Collection Form with the samples. Samples may be dropped off at the following locations from noon to 2:30 p.m.

• Hunter Farms
1921 E. State Route 106, Union

• QFC parking lot
201 NE State Route 300, Belfair

For detailed collection and tide information, download the Collection Form.

For more information, contact Teri King or Janis McNeal, Washington Sea Grant, 360.432.3054 or wsgcanal@uw.edu


August 28, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$25 – $30
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Teri King
Janis McNeal