Prepared by: Paula Sylvia
The Port of San Diego extends our sincerest and heartfelt gratitude to the Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association and all the members that we were able to visit during our tour of different segments of the shellfish industry in Washington from September 7-8, 2017. Read More
Members of the Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association adopted Ediz Hook during this month’s International Coastal Cleanup.
Many thanks to all those around the world who participated in the International Coastal Cleanup on September 16th. PCSGA is honored to continue support for Washington CoastSavers with dumpsters and shellfish growers who contribute to this global debris removal effort. Read More
SAMISH BAY — Farmhands were back to work Thursday gathering oysters from Samish Bay following a two-week harvest closure due to illnesses traced back to oysters gathered from the bay in August. Read More
Congratulations Duane Fagergren of Calm Cove Oyster Co.
Under this mat of green macro algae (Enteromorpha sp) lies this year’s crop of yearling single Pacifics. The oysters consume phytoplankton, and excrete feces, pseudo feces, and ammonia in a mixture that serves to fertilize this luxurious crop of seaweed. The lush crop also provides habitat for crab Read More
Congratulations Margaret Homerding at Nisqually Indian Tribe,
Her photo shows how oysters provide valuable structure and habitat! Contest link
Congratulations to Dillon McEdward.
His picture of a large Stellar Sea Lion hauled out on a mussel rafts in Quilcene Bay, WA shows how shellfish rafts play an accessory role as a safe haul out site for marine Read More