Join Protect Our Shoreline!

Protect our Shoreline is a non-profit 501(3)(c) corporation and your donation may be deductible for tax purposes.

Family:      $25.00
Support:    $50.00
Sponsor:  $100.00
Patron:    $500.00

Send Donation to:
Protect Our Shoreline
PMB 209
3110 Judson Street
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Please include your name and address. If you want to be on the email list, please also include your email address.

Your membership donation will be used by Protect Our Shoreline to support our efforts to bring awareness to the issues surrounding the expansion of intensive shellfish aquaculture into pristine Puget Sound tidelands. Funds may be used to challenge individual or aquaculture district permit applications. Protect Our Shoreline is an all volunteer organization--no individuals or board members in Protect Our Shoreline receive salaries or payments for services.

We know that you want to protect Puget Sound for future generations and for the all the marine life that lives here.

Heron family in Zangle Cove

Send Comments

If you live in Thurston County and want to make comment to County officials, write or send email to:
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

Send comments to the environmental organizations who are supposed to be protecting Puget Sound

Kathy Fletcher, Director, People for Puget Sound

David Weekes,Washington State Director, The Nature Conservancy

Sue Joergersen, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance

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.

1. Ask them to halt expansion of intensive commercial shellfish farming until a Sound wide environmental impact statement is done on farming and harvesting practices.

2. Tell them local governments must retain local control of the licensing, regulation and zoning of shellfish farming through the shoreline management process. WA State Shoreline Management Act

Govenor Christine Gregoire

Maria Cantwell Senator

Karen Fraser State Senator, 22nd District

Sam Hunt State Representative, 22nd District

Brendan Williams State Representative, 22nd District

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