DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
COMMUNITY ALERTS & PUBLIC NOTICES
SWINOMISH SHELLFISH HARVEST REPORT
Monthly PSP sampling of shellfish at LONE TREE POINT
9/16/2021 – NO TOXIN DETECTED in butter clam sample. Next sampling date will be in April 2022.
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 10/12/2021. Next sampling scheduled for November 15, 2021.
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
11430 Moorage Way
La Conner, WA 98257
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