NOAA/BOEM Human Uses Regional Report Available

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in partnership with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and Washington Departments of Ecology and Natural Resources conducted a series of participatory human-use mapping workshops as part of the Pacific Regional Ocean Uses Atlas project. These workshops were held during April 2013 in Aberdeen and Port Angeles… Read more »

Economic Workshop

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Join Cascade Economics for an in-depth discussion about the Washington Coast draft economic report. Input from the workshop may assist in guiding the final draft of the report.   What: Economic Profile of the Coast Economic Profile of Washington Coast Tribes Recreation and Tourism Commercial Fishing on the Washington Coast Recreational Fishing Social Impact Analysis… Read more »

What Do You Do at the Beach?

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In May, the Surfrider Foundation launched a survey to document the recreational use of Washington’s coast to assist with future planning of Washington’s coast. So far, over 280 surveys have been voluntarily completed. The survey closes on October 31, 2014 so be sure to fill it out yourself and encourage anyone who recreates on the… Read more »

Economic Scoping Workshop

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A scoping workshop for the coastal economic analysis project will be held on October 7th. Cascade Economics will develop an economic analysis to enable a deeper understanding of the elements of the ocean economy and assist in the development of Washington’s marine spatial plan. They will be holding this workshop to discuss the options for… Read more »

The Coastal Economic Analysis Begins

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Cascade Economics out of Washougal, WA has been selected as the contractor to develop sound economic information through an economic analysis. The analysis will enable a deeper understanding of the elements of the ocean economy and assist in the development of Washington’s marine spatial plan. The contractor is planning to hold a scoping workshop for… Read more »

“Come and Play” with Kevin

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Look for Washington Sea Grant‘s Kevin Decker at the Marine Spatial Planning booth at the 52nd annual Come and Play on Labor Day family fun event on Willapa Bay. Events include a Chinook Nation salmon bake, Kiddie Parade, football game, oyster cook-off, Chinook Indian Nation paddle in, softball tournament, grand parade, chowder and oyster cook-off,… Read more »