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Region 6 Office
48 Devonshire Rd.
Montesano, WA 98563
Marine Resources Committees
Coastal MRCs Wahkiakum County
Mission: The Wahkiakum County Marine Resources Committee’s mission is to address local marine issues; recommend remedial actions to local, state, tribal, and federal authorities; and build local awareness of the issues and support for remedies consistent with the interim “Benchmarks of Performance” as adopted by the Coastal MRC Work Group on January 7, 2009.
Priority Actions for 2017:
Continue MRC representation and participation on the Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council (WCMAC)
Continue to provide seafood preservation training to the public with trained WSU Food safety volunteers
Continue to provide support and funding for riparian enhancement projects
Continue to partner with local agencies to meet their monitoring and restoration goals while providing important workforce skill development
Participate in the Bald Eagle Days Festival and the Wooden Boat Festival with a booth to promote the activities of the MRC
Continue to support and fund opportunities for local students to experience hands-on marine education
Host and fund a local High School Job Fair to provide students with information about marine based job opportunities in our area
For more information, contact the MRC’s coordinator Carrie Backman.
WSU Wahkiakum County Extension, Director
25 River Street, Ste E (lower level)
PO Box 278
Cathlamet, WA 98612