Fall Beach Clean Up 2015

PCSGA extends a huge thank you to those who participated on October 21 at the 22nd Beach Clean Up, Fall 2015. It was great to see the comradery and group effort to clean our south sound beaches! This event truly wouldn’t be possible without the help of all volunteers.

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Alaska Shellfish Growers Association Conference

Alaska Shellfish Growers Association

ASGA Conference in Ketchikan, AK: November 19-20, 2015

Agenda includes:

  • Technology Transfer sessions
  • Shellfish  Gear Demonstrations
  • Macroalgae Aquaculture Workshop
  • General Member Meeting
  • Regulator updates and panel discussion

http://www.alaskashellfish.org/news-events/

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 beckymabardy@pcsga.org

OysterFest 2015 was a great success!

Thank you to all the volunteers and those who came out to support Skookum Rotary and PCSGA!

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OysterFest 2015 was a great success!

Thank you to all the volunteers and those who came out to support Skookum Rotary and PCSGA!

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New PCSGA Board Members: 2015-2017

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News Team Digs Deeper to Separate Fact from Fiction

Take a look at the great video clip KOMO aired last night to highlight issues in Willapa Bay with burrowing ghost shrimp. The voice of farmers who work these tideland is the strongest, most effective way to make shellfish industry concerns and interests known. Share your perspective by commenting on the KOMO website.

http://www.komonews.com/news/investigations/Ghost-Shrimp-or-pestiides-Oyster-farmers-dilemma-322988381.html?tab=video&c=y

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Winner of August Ecosystem Photo Contest!

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Congratulations to Shina Wysocki

August’s winning photo in our Ecosystem Services Photo Contest!

Pacific squid (Loligo opalescens) eggs clench to oyster fence. Each of the 2-3 inch cylindrical cases contain about 100 eggs. These eggs will eventually hatch into 10-tentacled mollusks with a life span of no more than 1 year!

Veterans seek a site to farm shellfish

Support our Veterans. Patriot Shellfish Farms LLC, a commercial business owned and operated by our military veterans, needs small shellfish farm sites to launch a new business. (more…)

ThorConsult Seeks Business Operations Manager, British Columbia

Business Operations Manager

ThorConsult is currently accepting applications for an immediate long-term position of a Business Operations Manager at a combined shellfish hatchery and recreation site development that is presently under construction.  The location is Hummingbird Cove, in Powell Lake, BC. The manager will oversee the business management and the completion of construction for the overall site development. This will include the completion of construction for all hatchery structures such as concrete slabs and water storage tanks, the erection of steel warehouse type buildings, and other works that may include clearing, blasting, grading and compaction of the site.

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