SWINOMISH SHELLFISH HARVEST REPORT
LONE TREE POINT - NO TOXIN DETECTED as of butter clam/PSP sample on 8/8/17.
Next sample scheduled for 9/5/17.
Swinomish Tribal Members may conduct Subsistence Harvesting on Reservation when beaches are indicated as OPEN and have a valid Ceremonial and Subsistence Shellfish Harvesting Permit from the Swinomish Fisheries Department.
*** For More information & Special Shellfish PSP Monitoring Note
RECREATIONAL BEACHES BACTERIA MONITORING
Monitored beaches OPEN for water contact activities as of 8/16/17. See Results below. Next sample scheduled for 8/23/17.
- Swinomish Channel at the fishing docks: 10 MPN/100ml
- SneeOosh Beach: 10 MPN/100ml
- Lone Tree Point: <10 MPN/100ml
SITC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) conducts weekly bacterial monitoring of three swimming beaches during summer (June – August) and monitors monthly throughout the rest of the year.
*** More information on bacteria monitoring
BURN BAN STATUS
Swinomish Air Quality Program - Open Burning/ Burn Ban Status
- Effective 8/2/2017 – Due to hot weather conditions and low fuel moisture levels, a total burn ban on the Swinomish Reservation is in effect until further notice. No recreational, residential, or open burns allowed.
- Enclosed gas-fueled appliances such as BBQ grills are allowed if the grill is over a non-flammable surface and at least 10 feet from combustible materials.
- Charcoal cooking is allowed only at private residences, and must be over non-flammable surface and at least 10 feet from combustible materials. Charcoal and ash must be doused with water and kept in a metal container for at least 72 hours.
- For more information on the burn ban, please contact the Department of Environmental Protection.
- This burn ban is pursuant to the Swinomish Tribal Code, Title 19- Environmental Protection, Chapter 2- Clean Air Act; Subchapter II: 19-02.160 & 19-02-100.
Phone (360) 466.7280
Fax (360) 466.1615
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LaConner, WA 98257
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