How to Help

Join with us to demand an independent environmental impact study on the industrialization of our tidelands.

Barnacle encrusted geoduck tube Ten easy things you can do to protect Puget Sound from the People for Puget Sound website.

Contact Your County Development Services

If you live in Thurston County, write or send email to:

Cathy Wolfe, Thurston County Commissioner, District One
Thurston County Washington
2000 Lakeridge Drive, S. W.
Building 1, Room 269
Olympia, WA 98502-6045
(360) 357-2470

Diane Oberquell, Thurston County Commissioner, District Two
Thurston County Washington
Building 1, Room 269
2000 Lakeridge Drive, S. W.
Olympia, WA 98502-6045
(360) 786-5440

Robert N. Macleod, Thurston County Commissioner, District Three
Thurston County, Washington
Building 1, Room 269
2000 Lakeridge Drive S.W.
Olympia, Washington 98501
(360) 754-4645

Roger Giebelhaus, Thurston County Planner
Address: 2617-A 12th Court SW, Olympia, WA 98502

Michael Welter, Director, Thurston County Development Services
Address: 2617-A 12th Court SW, Olympia, WA 98502

Become Educated

Read the articles and visit links listed on our Articles Page to learn about shellfish farming in general and geoduck farming specifically.

Go to Taylor Shellfish Farms and learn about the shellfish industry.

Give Feedback

Go to the Governor's Puget Sound Partnership to give feedback to the Puget Sound Partnership about the Governor's initiative to clean up the Sound by 2020.

Give feedback to DNR about the geoduck program on State owned subtidal land. Includes survey feedback form which can be sent by mail to DNR.

Give feedback about Geoduck Aquaculture and the DNR Pilot Project related to geoduck farming on state tidelands, please contact either of the two DNR project coordinators: e-mail: Celia Barton (360) 902-1025, or Jeanne Koenings (360) 902-1080.

Give feedback to People for Puget Sound

Make a Donation

Make a donation to Citizens for a Healthy Bay in Tacoma and earmark your donation for research on geoduck farming.

Get Involved and/or Get Help

Contact, a shoreline community on the Key Peninsula.

Contact, a group of shoreline property owners, boaters, fishermen and environmentalists.

Contact, a shoreline community on Case Inlet.

All these groups can help you in your effort to protect your shoreline.

Write Letters to the Editor of your Local Newspaper

The Olympian.

Tacoma News Tribune.

Seattle Times.

The Peninsula Gateway. Gig Harbor/Key Peninsula Areas

The Kitsap Sun. Bremerton, Hood Canal, Kitsap Peninsula

Contact your Legislators

Contact your local State Representative. Tell them that there needs to be an Environmental Impact Statement done for this experimental industry. Tell them you are concerned with the inherent harm in an uncoordinated and piecemeal development of the State's Shorelines, as stated in the Shoreline Management Act. WA State Shoreline Management Act

Govenor Christine Gregoire

Maria Cantwell Senator

Karen Fraser State Senator, 22nd District

Sam Hunt State Legislator, 22nd District

Brendan Williams State Legislator, 22nd District

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