“Shellfish in Your Front Yard” – Free Workshop July 21st

Register now for this free workshop.

Shellfish in Your Front Yard
July 21, 2012, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Griffin Fire Department Headquarters
3707 Steamboat Loop N.W., Olympia.

Attend this Washington Sea Grant workshop and learn about identifying, cultivating and safely harvesting shellfish on your beach.

Participants will learn about the biology of bivalve shellfish, which shellfish grow best on their beach type, and various methods for enhancing tidelands with clams, oysters and mussels. The workshop will also focus on ways to protect water quality so that harvested shellfish will be safe to eat.

Workshop instructors include local shellfish farmers and Washington Sea Grant staff. The workshop will feature classroom and on-the-beach activities.

Bring a sack lunch and your mud boots!

Space is limited, so pre-registration is required. To register or for more information, contact Janis McNeal, Washington Sea Grant, at wsgcanal@uw.edu or (360) 432-3054.

Click here to download a PDF flyer of this event.

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