Welcome to the Clallam County MRC Website
The Clallam County Marine Resources Committee was established by the Clallam County Commissioners in 1999 to protect and enhance the local marine environment and contribute to the protection of the marine environment of the Northwest Straits region.
The Clallam MRC is one of seven MRCs established in the Northwest Straits region as part of the Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative.
Check out our 'Events' page for news about the Western Straits Beach Cleanup and Barbecue
Back by popular demand: Oiled Wildlife Rescue Classes May 30 and June 13
You can help birds and other wildlife when they are affected by an oil spill. Clallam MRC offers a 2-class training series where you will learn the practical aspects of basic intake and stabilization (May 30) and search and capture (June 13).
for more information click here:
May 30 Class: http://www.clallam.net/CCMRC/hazwoper/RegistrationClass12.pdf
June 13 Class: http://www.clallam.net/CCMRC/hazwoper/RegistrationClass13.pdf
The registration page is here:
Paid internships available - apply by April 30
Gain valuable experience, have fun, earn money. Read below for more:
Are you interested in marine issues and citizen science? The Clallam Marine Resources Committee seeks qualified candidates to fill intern positions. Interns work closely with MRC members to protect and restore marine resources, focusing on marine debris, oils spills, Olympia oyster restoration, invasive species mapping, and community outreach. Deadline for letters of interest is April 30, 2015. For more information, click here.