Water Quality and Shellfish Seminar: Bacteria Tracking in Oakland Bay – June 14

Washington Sea Grant is offering a free Sound Science Seminar that will explore the relationship between shellfish and microorganisms in South Puget Sound. At the seminar, Dr. Scott Meschke (University of Washington) will present “A Microbilogical Toolbox: Application of Environmental Microbiology to the Management of Shellfish-Growing Waters.”

John Konovsky of the Squaxin Island Tribe will talk about tracking bacteria sources in Oakland Bay.

Admission is free but advance registration is required by contacting Teri King, Washington Sea Grant, at 360-432-3054 or guatemal@u.washington.edu.

This presentation is part of a series of Sound Science seminars highlighting University of Washington research affecting the resources, economy and lifestyle of the Puget Sound region. The series is sponsored by the UW Earth Initiative and Washington Sea Grant.

Click here to download the PDF flyer (828 KB) of the event.

Washington Sea Grant Program serves communities, industries and the people of Washington state, the Pacific Northwest and the nation through research, education and outreach by:

  • identifying and addressing important marine issues;
  • providing better tools for management of the marine environment and use of its resources; and
  • initiating and supporting strategic partnerships within the marine community.
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