Our mission is to protect the habitat of Puget Sound tidelands from the underregulated expansion of new and intensive shellfish aquaculture methods. These methods were never anticipated when the Shoreline Management Act was passed. They are transforming the natural tideland ecosystems in Puget Sound and are resulting in a fractured shoreline habitat. In South Puget Sound much of this has been done with few if any meaningful shoreline permits and with limited public input. It is exactly what the Shoreline Management Act was intended to prevent.

Get involved and contact your elected officials to let them you do not support aquaculture's industrial transformation of Puget Sound's tidelands.

Governor Inslee:

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

UW To Map Puget Sound's Bedlands - Should also Map Intertidal Area

KCTS9 has written about and created a video of how the University of Washington has begun to map the bedlands (subtidal area) of Puget Sound, something which has not been done to any great extent. If the University of Washington is going to promote expansion of shellfish aquaculture throughout Puget Sound's intertidal areas they should prioritize that project. How can anyone plan if they don't know how many acres of what shoreline types there are?

Get involved and tell your elected officials that it's time to compile intertidal information of Puget Sound before any expansion of industrial shellfish aquaculture occurs.

Governor Inslee: https://fortress.wa.gov/es/governor/
Legislative and Congressional contacts:

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