Lessons Learned

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Are you curious about what other states have learned from their marine spatial plan? Have you ever wondered about gaps and opportunities in the planning processes? Well, you’re in luck! Jennifer McCann from Rhode Island Sea Grant led an initiative supported by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Coastal Resources Center to transfer… 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 »

Fish N Brew in Forks

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Join Heritage Days “Fish N Brew” annual event at the Roundhouse in Forks. Locally caught fish and homemade brews may be entered into the competition at noon. Bring your best or most creative dish for a sure shot at the People’s Choice awards with past favorites including salmon chowder, smoked salmon, and salmon ice cream…. Read more »

Where’s Kevin?

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This weekend, look for Washington Sea Grant staff member, Kevin Decker at the 9th annual Chehalis Watershed Festival. Come to the Morrison Riverfront Park and Rotary Log Pavilion for live music all day, a salmon bake, watershed friendly gardening tips, and a chance to climb inside a 28 foot salmon! Find Kevin and chat a… 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 »

Welcome Kevin Decker

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We would like to welcome Kevin Decker to the Washington Sea Grant Marine Spatial Planning team as the Coastal Outreach Specialist. In the past, Kevin served on the Board of Directors for the Idaho Wildlife Federation and sat as an advisory council member for the Treasure Valley Comprehensive Aquifer Management Plan. Kevin has a background… Read more »

Human uses data from NOAA/BOEM workshops

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We are excited to announce that the Human Uses Participatory Mapping data is up and running on the MSP mapping application! The workshops were used to collect spatial data on the full range of human uses of the ocean through consultation with use experts, community stakeholders, and cultural use practitioners. Through the workshops and data… Read more »