Stories tagged: shellfish
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019
House considers whether Washington should designate a state clam.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 9:11 p.m.
Valuable species of shellfish have become harder to find on the East Coast because of degraded habitat caused by a warming environment, according to a pair of scientists that sought …
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
The Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is implementing a mussell-free self-certification program.
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 6 a.m.
Washington shellfish are among the state’s most lucrative and endangered crops.
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 8:46 p.m.
The Washington State Department of Health has closed all Vashon beaches, except Quartermaster Harbor, for recreational shellfish harvesting.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
A team with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service continues to catch more invasive European green crabs on the Dungeness Spit on the northern edge of the Olympic Peninsula.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
John Hansen says there’s an easy explanation for why he can no longer sell his shellfish: There’s just too much feces in the waters of Puget Sound.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
Health officials closed Quartermaster Harbor on Vashon-Maury Island to shellfish harvesting after an unsafe level of poison was detected.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:29 a.m.
Health officials have closed the recreational harvest for all molluscan shellfish on beaches in northern Washington state.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 10:59 a.m.
The Washington Department of Health plans to study the impact wastewater has on shellfish in Grays Harbor.
Sun., March 29, 2015
SHELLFISHING – Razor clam digs proposed for April and May would cap a season packed with more “beach days” than any time in the past 25 years, the Washington Department …
Sun., Oct. 2, 2011
OUTPLAN – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is preparing a new management plan for the Columbia National Wildlife Refuge, which could mean changes for campers, hunters and anglers. The …
Sat., Sept. 3, 2011
SEATTLE – When a waiter at your favorite restaurant hands you the “fresh sheet” and you order dinner, do you know if you’re getting what you’re ordering? According to state …
Fri., Aug. 12, 2011, 8:27 a.m.
High levels of a foreign biotoxin has been discovered in some Washington state shellfish.