2017 Summer Internships
Clallam MRC has hired four interns for the summer 2017. The students will work on the following projects:
Kelp Monitoring: Help organize and participate in kayak-based kelp surveys to be conducted at 2-3 locations along the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Reduce People and Dog’s Impacts on Elwha Beach: Conduct surveys of usage of Elwha estuary area; remove marine debris after the July 4th celebration; perform educational outreach about the impacts of free running dogs and human usage.
Crabber Outreach: Help organize and participate in educational outreach events to recreational crab fishers in Clallam County.
Shellfish Monitoring at Pillar Point: Participate in bimonthly shellfish sampling at Pillar Point for biotoxin analysis and monitor the beach characteristics.
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.
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