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  • 21 Mar 2019 1:38 PM | Anonymous

    NEWS RELEASE  Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

    Contact: Dan Ayres, 360-249-4628; Jason Wettstein, 360-902-2254 

    WDFW approves 4-day razor clam dig beginning March 21

    OLYMPIA – Razor clam diggers can return to various ocean beaches for a four-day opening beginning Thursday, March 21 and extending through the weekend.

    State shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the dig on evening low tides after marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat. The upcoming dig is approved on the following beaches, dates, and low tides:

    Evening tide, no digging is allowed before noon:

    • ·       March 21, Thursday, 7:48 p.m.; -0.5 feet; Mocrocks

    Switch to a.m. tides, no digging is allowed after noon:

    • ·       March 22, Friday, 8:14 a.m.; -0.2 feet; Twin Harbors, Mocrocks, Kalaloch
    • ·       March 23, Saturday, 9:01 a.m.; -0.3 feet; Twin Harbors, Copalis, Kalaloch
    • ·       March 24, Sunday, 9:49 a.m.; -0.3 feet; Twin Harbors, Mocrocks, Kalaloch

    Dan Ayres, WDFW coastal shellfish manager, recommends that diggers hit the beach about an hour or two before low tide for the best results.

    “While diggers should be prepared for both rain and sunshine, spring is a great time to gather clams and share a fun experience on the beach with friends and family,” said Ayres.

    WDFW is the primary state agency tasked with preserving, protecting and perpetuating fish and wildlife and ecosystems, while providing sustainable fishing and hunting opportunities. The agency uses pre-season stock assessments and monitoring to ensure conservation of clams for current and future generations. WDFW razor clam digs support outdoor lifestyles and coastal economies.

    All diggers age 15 or older must have an applicable 2018-19 fishing license to harvest razor clams on any beach. Licenses, ranging from a three-day razor clam license (starting at $9.70) to an annual combination fishing license, are available on WDFW's website at https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov and from license vendors around the state.

    Under state law, diggers at open beaches can take 15 razor clams per day and are required to keep the first 15 they dig. Each digger's clams must be kept in a separate container.

    More information is available on WDFW's razor clam webpage at https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/shellfish/razorclams/.
  • 30 Jan 2019 2:09 PM | Anonymous

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  • 9 Feb 2018 12:52 PM | Anonymous

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    CONTACT: Linda Whiteside, Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter Serving Washington & Northern Idaho. lwhitesi@alz.org Email

    (206) 529-3875 Direct Line  (800) 848-7097 Toll Free

     ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION OFFERS CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP IN OCEAN PARK Resources Available for People Living with Alzheimer’s and Their Caregivers

    [Ocean Park, WA], February 1, 2018 – Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month, from 11:00am-12:00pm, at Ocean Park Timberland Library, 1308 256th Place, Ocean Park, WA 98640. For information call Dawn Morgan at 360-261-4612.

    About the Alzheimer’s Association

    The Alzheimer's Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. For more information, visit www.alz.org.


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