DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
COMMUNITY ALERTS & PUBLIC NOTICES
SWINOMISH SHELLFISH HARVEST REPORT
Monthly PSP sampling of shellfish at LONE TREE POINT
8/17/2020 – NO TOXIN DETECTED in butter clam sample. Next sampling date is September 14th.
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 9/9/2020. Next sampling scheduled for October.
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) 466.7280
Fax (360) 466.1615
LOCATION & MAILING
11430 Moorage Way
La Conner, WA 98257
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