August 28, 1997
Contact: Margaret Ainscough, (360)902-2408
Razor clam seasons topic of public meetings
OLYMPIA -- Citizens may give their views on razor clam management and
harvest seasons during a series of September public meetings scheduled by the
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Comments gathered in the meetings will be considered by the department in
setting razor clam harvest seasons.
Topics for the meetings include clam population, new management techniques
and co-management with coastal tribes. The agency will outline harvest season options
and seek public comment on management options.
The meetings run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the following locations:
- Westport -- Sept.17 in the Ocosta High School commons, 2580
Montesano St. S., Westport.
- Long Beach -- Sept. 18 at the Super 8 Motel, 500 Ocean Beach Blvd,
- Tacoma -- Sept. 23 in the Fife High School cafeteria, 5616 20th St. E.,
Fife. Take exit 137 off I-5 to 54th Avenue. Head east; turn north onto 20th
The department will set fall razor clam seasons after the public meetings are
- Ocean Shores -- Sept. 25 in the North Beach High School, 336 State Rt.
115, Ocean Shores.