DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
COMMUNITY ALERTS & PUBLIC NOTICES
SWINOMISH SHELLFISH HARVEST REPORT
**Please be advised, PSP was detected at Samish Bay on 9/18/18. Shellfish harvest is not recommended at this time.**
Monthly sampling at LONE TREE POINT - NO TOXIN DETECTED as of butter clam/PSP sample on 9/10/18.
Sampling is suspended during colder weather months when PSP is less likely to occur. Sampling will resume in April.
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.
RECREATIONAL BEACHES BACTERIA MONITORING
Monitored beaches OPEN for water contact activities
as of 11/15/18. See Results below. Next sample scheduled for 12/12/18.
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.
BURN BAN STATUSSwinomish Air Quality Program - Open Burning/Burn Ban Status
Phone (360) 466.7280
Fax (360) 466.1615
LOCATION & MAILING
11430 Moorage Way
La Conner, WA 98257
Mon-Wed | 8-6 PM
Thurs | 8-5:30 PM