DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
COMMUNITY ALERTS & PUBLIC NOTICES
SWINOMISH SHELLFISH HARVEST REPORT
Monthly PSP sampling of shellfish at LONE TREE POINT is now being done by the Swinomish Fisheries department. They can be contacted at (360) 466-7313 for the latest results.
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
SIX monitored beaches OPEN for water contact activities as of 8/31/2022. Next sampling scheduled for Sept 19, 2022.
SITC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) conducts weekly bacterial monitoring of six swimming beaches during summer (June – August) and monitors monthly throughout the rest of the year.
BURN BAN STATUS
Fire, with or without a permit, is prohibited if…
You DO need a burn permit if…
You DON’T need a burn permit if…
Open burning regulations are pursuant to the Swinomish Tribal Code, Title 19-Environmental Protection, Chapter 2- Clean Air Act.
Phone (360) 542.7630
Fax (360) 466.1615
LOCATION & MAILING
Dept. of Environmental Protection
11430 Moorage Way
La Conner, WA 98257
Mon-Wed | 8-6 PM
Thurs | 8-5:30 PM