The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will not schedule any razor clam digs on ocean beaches in November due to elevated levels of marine toxins. Tests show that domoic acid levels on Washington beaches remain above the threshold (20 parts per million) set by state public health officials, said Dan Ayres, coastal shellfish manager…

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Port Angeles utility to benefit; reclaimed water boosts Sequim creek flows. Read the full article at the Washington State Department of Ecology website.

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Some of the highest tides of the year occur in the winter. These tides, referred to as “King Tides,” occur naturally when the sun and the moon align, causing an increased gravitational pull on the Earth’s oceans. This winter king tides occur November through February. The Washington King Tides Initiative is a partnership between Washington…

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