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Farm fresh eggs
Samish Bay is in Whatcom County near the town of Blanchard Washington and the mouth of the Samish River. Samish Bay has seen increases in fecal coliform counts and potential pollution sources include on-site sewage systems service Blanchard, WA. The farm is located in a cove so you can’t seee much to the north or South. But the city of Bellingham is up around the corner and the town of...
Colorful Crustaceans: The Diversity and Unique... →
While North Bay is only a short drive from Belfair State park (20 min), it not part of Hood Canal. North Bay, located on Case Inlet in Mason County, has seen an increase in residential development and unfortunately an increase in harvest restrictions due to water quality issues. Today we met up with Joth Davis of Taylor Shellfish Farms, so he could show us where to sample oysters at the Taylor...
Belfair State Park
The Lynch Cove site is at Belfair State Park in Belfair, Washington at the tip of Hood Canal. Lynch Cove has seen major problems with hypoxia and anoxia, which is part of the reason it has a listing of “high concern” by WSDOE. The sampling site is beside a small creek at the north end of the beach at the state park. The bay is well protected and the shoreline is dotted with residential houses. ...
Drayton Harbor is located at the north end of Whatcom County near Blaine, Washington. There is large community effort to keep this water clean (Drayton Harbor Shellfish Protection District, Community oyster farm.). The site selected for this study has a natural set of Pacific oysters at the mouth of California creek. In contrast to yesterday’s site at Big Beef Creek, the Drayton Harbor site...
The Big Beef Creek site is located on the east shore of North Hood Canal near Seabeck, Washington. The University of Washington owns the nearly 40 acres of the tidelands in this area and approximately 400 acres upstream of Big Beef Creek. This site is relatively pristine with a low population density and consistently low fecal coliform levels. Big Beef Creek was the inaugural site and it was a...
MDC Finds Copepods And Rotifers In Water,... →
Oh no! I love the quote about the principal: Tom Moore, principal of Conard High School in West Hartford, said water fountains have been covered up. “We have bottled water for students who need it,” he said. “We’re making sure nothing from our tap is going to the sports teams or anyone else.”
Texting Your Catch: New Technology For... →
FRONTLINE Presents POISONED WATERS Tuesday, April 21, 2009, from 9 to 11 P.M. ET on PBS
Pedagogy is the priority at the annual UW Teaching... →
Genes don’t make mistakes, it is what it is!– FISH310 student answer for exam question: Name 2 benefits and 2 limitations of using molecular techniques to ID species
traveling oysters →
Annual Teaching and Learning Symposium →
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Do you have a nomination for the Fall Seminar... →
Ladder on fedex →
Laggards getting on plane today →
Watching Our Water Ways » Human voice heard... →
wet genes →
new face; thanks to Rony for getting our tables in order
Bevan Symposium 2009: On the Ground & in the... →
K-12's five-year mission: Bringing graduate... →
Drunken Isolates en route. →