1. Upcoming Events
  1. Wed, July 1 - Fri, July 31

    Secchi Dip-In: Lake Monitoring Throughout July The Secchi Dip-In is an annual event first started in 1994 by Dr. Robert Carlson. In July, volunteers fan out across the world to collect transparency data on all types of water-bodies including lakes, streams, and estuaries on one day during the two week period surrounding July 4th. Information about water quality problems including everything from algae, and aquatic weeds, to trash and noise pollution are also recorded during this time. Turbidity is affected by water color, silt and clay parti…
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  2. Tue, August 4

    Vaughn Bay Shellfish Protection District Open House Why is a Shellfish Protection District Needed? - Learn why bacteria levels are high and how bacteria might be getting into the bay. - See the proposed district boundaries - Learn about response plan options - Give your input on the problem and possible solutions Residents around Vaughn Bay are being invited to this open house which includes a brief presentation and time for people to speak with participating agencies.
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  3. Tue, August 4

    Vaughn Bay Shellfish Protection District Open House Why is a Shellfish Protection District Needed? - Learn why bacteria levels are high and how bacteria might be getting into the bay. - See the proposed district boundaries - Learn about response plan options - Give your input on the problem and possible solutions Residents around Vaughn Bay are being invited to this open house which includes a brief presentation and time for people to speak with participating agencies.
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  1. Tue, August 4

    Got Too Much Livestock Manure? If you are a farm owner that either doesn’t have the pasture to spread manure on, or you just don’t want to mess with that, then your options are to remove it from the property, which can oftentimes be an expensive endeavor with transportation and compost facility tipping fees, or to give it away. Although more and more gardeners are using manure for its nutrient content and organic matter benefits, they generally do not want uncomposted manure which will tie up the nitrogen in their gardens and…
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  2. Thu, August 6

    Regular Board Meeting Regular Board Meeting
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  3. Sun, August 16

    Agritourism Workshop 2 This workshop is a continuation of the workshop held in Orting in March, and will go deeper on some of the topics and particular hurdles identified. An expert insurance agent from County Financial, and marketing specialists from Tacoma Pierce County Tourism will be presenting about the unique opportunities to collaborate and build agritourism efforts in Pierce County.
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