Tag Archives: Hood Canal

WDFW expands ‘Fish Washington’ website, new tools for saltwater anglers

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

OLYMPIA – With millions of visits since its launch in 2012, Fish Washington webpages have been providing the “when’s, where’s and how-to’s” of fishing in Washington to anglers of all ages and skill levels. Now, after developing new content for

Washington’s Clean Boating Program wins $1.5 Million federal grant for waste pumpouts

Pumpout Washington is a project of Washington Sea Grant, in partnership with the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a $1.5 million grant to the Washington State Parks Department’s Clean Vessel Act (CVA) Program, which works in partnership with Washington Sea Grant to help marinas install and operate septic pumpout stations, educate marina

Watch Your Step: Harbor Seals Pupping

Seal pups

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The harbor seal pupping season has started, nursing pups remain with their mothers for four to six weeks, and then are weaned to forage and survive on their own. Mothers will often leave their pups on the

2014 Spartina treatment season begins next month in Grays Harbor

Spartina in Tulalip Bay

The 2014 spartina treatment season will start June 1 and continue through October, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) announced, with survey and eradication efforts this year taking place in Grays Harbor, Hood Canal, Willapa Bay, Puget Sound, the north and

WDFW Commission approves new policy on Grays Harbor salmon fisheries

WDFW

OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission has approved a new Grays Harbor salmon-management policy designed to conserve wild salmon runs and clarify catch guidelines for sport and commercial fisheries in the bay. The commission, a citizen panel appointed

Awards and recognitions at January Mason County Sheriff’s Breakfast

Group photo of OCCU supporting the K-9 program.  Left to right, Sheriff Casey Salisbury, Sergeant Trevor Severance (K-9 Supervisor), OCCU Bert Fisher, Deputy Sheriff Sean Dodge with K-9 “Kona”, Animal Control Officer Cindy Brewer with K-9 “Jack”, and OCCU Daris Devaney.

The first of the monthly Sheriff’s Breakfasts for 2014 was held on Friday, January 31, 2014, at the Little Creek Casino. Over 90 public safety professionals gathered for this wonderful event, now in its seventh year. Law Enforcement officials representing

WDFW Commission set to consider policy on Grays Harbor salmon fisheries

WDFW Fishing

OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider adopting a new policy to guide salmon management in Grays Harbor and an updated policy for sturgeon fisheries on the lower Columbia River at a public meeting scheduled Feb. 7-8

Summer crabbing season includes late start for Hood Canal, San Juan Islands

OLYMPIA - The Puget Sound recreational crab season gets under way June 18, although anglers will see later start dates for Hood Canal and the San Juan Islands this year.

The Dungeness crab season in the San Juan Islands (Marine

WSDOT offers trip-planning resources during SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge closure

Hood Canal Bridge Project getting underwaySHINE – In just two weeks, the way people travel two and from the Olympic Peninsula will temporarily change.

Mason County Sheriff’s Department Says “Reductions In Sheriff’s Staff Will Negatively Affect Public Safety”

SHELTON, Wash. - Commissioners are expected to ask the Sheriff to cut $382,111 from its already threadbare 2009 budget at the Commission Meeting to be held on April 14.   Layoffs are expected to take place on April 15, 2009.  According to