Aquaculture

DelBene: Funds Will Help NW Producers Hurt By Heat
DelBene: Funds Will Help NW Producers Hurt By Heat
Last month, western Washington representative Suzan DelBene announced that the farming community may be eligible for disaster-related relief funds due to excessive heat and droughts. “Many on this call I know experienced firsthand this series of heat waves, the heat dome that hit the Northwest last summer, including the time in June where our temperatures went up to 120 degrees.  Pai...
Entire Oregon Coast Open For Razor Clam Harvesting
Entire Oregon Coast Open For Razor Clam Harvesting
Last week, the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the opening of razor clam harvesting on the south coast.  Now the entire Oregon coast is open for razor clam harvesting. Recent shellfish samples taken from the area indicate levels of the marine biotoxin domoic acid have fallen below the limit for two consecutive sampling weeks.  Mu... Read Mor
Invasive European Green Crabs Found In Washington Waters
Invasive European Green Crabs Found In Washington Waters
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced late last week the deployment of emergency measures to control invasive European green crabs on the Washington Coast and at sites within the Salish Sea is well underway.  This includes the implementation of an Incident Command System to facilitate statewide coordination between various agencies, tribes, and partners. ...
Environmental Groups, Fishing Industry Urge Biden to Rollback Trump Executive Order
Environmental Groups, Fishing Industry Urge Biden to Rollback Trump Executive Order
More than 175 fishing, food advocacy and environmental groups call on the Biden administration to revoke the Trump Administration's executive order, Promoting Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth. The groups say the executive order shortcuts the regulatory process for developing industrial offshore finfish aquaculture facilities in federal waters without Congressional oversight ... Read Mo

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