Tag Archives: Pacific Coast

Lady Washington Adds Visit to Westport to Its June Schedule

Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain

Lady Washington, the Official Ship of the State of Washington, will help the City of Westport celebrate its 100th birthday with a visit June 27-29. The vessel will offer walk-on tours and a special Fireworks Sail for viewing the city’s

Federal council adopts alternatives for ocean salmon sport fisheries

WDFW Fishing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Anglers fishing along the Washington coast could see a higher catch quota for chinook salmon, and all three sport harvest alternatives for coho are up from last year. Three alternatives for ocean salmon fisheries, approved Thursday for

Public meeting on salmon forecast kicks off WDFW season-setting process

WDFW Fishing

OLYMPIA – Anglers, commercial fishers and others interested in Washington state salmon fisheries can get a preview of this year’s salmon returns and potential fishing seasons during a public meeting here March 3. Kicking off the annual salmon season-setting process,

Imperium Renewables and Pacific Coast Canola sign contract for biofuel supply

Imperium

HOQUIAM, Wash. –Imperium Renewables, one of the largest biodiesel manufacturers in the United States, has reached an agreement with Pacific Coast Canola (PCC) to purchaseregionally sourcedcanola oil for biodiesel production. Pacific Coast Canola’s canola crushing plant in Warden, Wash., is

WDFW launches new family getaway planning website

WDFW Fishing

The Washington Department of Fish (WDFW) has some great ideas for people planning family vacations this year – and all of them involve fishing. Great Getaways, a new feature on the department’s website, showcases some of the state’s best family

Ecology publishes updated Grays Harbor oil-spill response plan

OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and U.S. Coast Guard published an updated Grays Harbor Geographic Response Plan this week to improve site-specific, oil-spill response strategies in the area. The plan is one of 19 geographic response plans

Wash. Governor Inslee accepting applications for Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council

Governor Inslee is accepting applications for membership on the Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council. The advisory council will advise the Governor’s office, state and local agencies, and the legislature, on ocean policy and management issues along Washington’s Pacific Coast.
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Grays Harbor tall ships to escort Paddle to Quinault canoes

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The brig Lady Washington, the Official Ship of the State of Washington, and her companion ship, Hawaiian Chieftain, will escort more than 100 tribal canoes down the Pacific Coast starting Friday, July 26 from Neah Bay.

Public Comment Period Open for Pacific Coast Marine Spatial Plan

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment regarding what elements should be covered in a marine spatial plan for the state’s 375 miles of ocean coastline. This includes feedback about the draft goals, objectives,

Interpretive Trillium Hikes Offered at Lake Sylvia State Park

MONTESANO, Wash. - The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and Friends of Schafer and Lake Sylvia State Parks invites the public to attend interpretive trillium hikes at Lake Sylvia State Park in Montesano.

The interpretive hikes begin at