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Ecosystem Services Photo Competition

Welcome to PCSGA Founded in 1930, the Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers

Help tell the Shellfish Farming Ecosystem Services Story with Your Photo – Next Deadline: October 15th

 Shellfish culture plays a vital role in providing natural ecosystem services to all living things in our marine environment.  Ecosystem services are the beneficial ecological processes or outcomes which result from shellfish farming that we often take for granted. 

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PCSGA Biannual Beach Clean Up

Join PCSGA for our fall beach clean up, October 21 (Wednesday) IMG_4934

This is a group effort among shellfish growers and coastal communities to clean our beaches in South Puget Sound. Please volunteer to collect, sort, and tally marine debris. Meeting sites are located at the Arcadia Boat Ramp in Shelton and National Fish and Oyster in Nisqually. Enjoy a hearty hot lunch afterwards, compliments of PCSGA.

To participate and volunteer, please contact Becky Mabardy:

(360) 754-2744 or

New PCSGA Board Members: 2015-2017

Washington: Puget Sound Region
Lisa Bishop, Little Skookum Shellfish Growers
Thomas Bloomfield, Seattle Shellfish
Duane Fagergren, Clam Cove Oyster Co.
Kyle Lentz, Chelsea Farms (President)
Miranda Ries, National Fish and Oyster Co. (Secretary)
Bill Taylor, Taylor Shellfish
Vicki Wilson, Arcadia Point Seafoods

Washington: North Puget Sound Region
Ian Jefferds, Penn Cove Shellfish

Washington: Willapa Grays Harbor Region
Nick Jambor, Ekone Oyster Co. (Treasurer)
Kathleen Nisbet Moncy, Nisbet Oyster Company
Brian Sheldon, Northern Oyster Co.
Richard Wilson, Bay Center Mariculture

Washington: Hood Canal Region
David Steele, Rock Point Oyster Company (Member at Large)

Greg Dale, Coast Seafoods Company
John Finger, Hog Island Oyster Co.

Weatherly Bates, Alaska Shellfish Farms

Svein Wiese-Hanson, Pacific Seafood Group (Vice President)