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
Sewage Leak Updates:
12/6/2022 - Water samples from 4 beaches up-drift of the sewage leak, along Snee-oosh beach and south of Lone Tree Point, indicate the water is SAFE for contact.
On 12/1/2022 a sewage leak occurred in the vicinity of Goldenview and Sunset.
Recreational Beach Monitoring:
11/22/2022 - Monitored beaches are SAFE for water contact. See results below. Next sampling scheduled for 12/7/2022.
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
October 26, 2022 - Burn Ban Lifted
Fire, with or without a permit, is prohibited if...
You DO need a burn permit if...
You DO NOT 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
LOCATION & MAILING
Dept. of Environmental Protection
11430 Moorage Way
La Conner, WA 98257
Mon-Wed | 8-6 PM
Thurs | 8-5:30 PM