Pollution How can you help prevent pollution? Why do you think pollution effects shellfish farming?
Shellfish Farming Environmental Benefits FILTER FEEDERS!! :) They eat plankton and pollution They make the water clearer Good habitat for other organisms Farming the Tidelands Clam demo
This map shows where water samples taken June 9 on the Samish River exceeded clean-water standards for fecal coliform. Red signifies more than five times the standard. Water Quality in Samish Bay
Western Washington’s Native American culture includes shellfish “Shellfish are central to the culture of tribes in Western Washington. Healthy shellfish populations and a strong shellfish industry mean a healthy Puget Sound. Shellfish also help keep Puget Sound’s waters clean. They have an important place in the Sound’s ecosystem.” Billy Frank, Chairman Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (used with permission)