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Monday, May 15, 2017

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Clallam County MRC Region

Sound IQ

Sound IQ is a project to collect, map and present nearshore data from the Northwest Straits region online, using an easy-to-access, Internet-based platform. To visit the site, click on this link:

Clallam County Sound IQ

Internship Opportunity – Apply by June 2, 2017

2016 Interns

Do you enjoy doing citizen science work in our community? Do you want to earn while you learn? The Clallam Marine Resources Committee seeks qualified candidates to fill four intern positions. Each internship is 80 hours @ $15/hr to be completed between June 19th and August 18th, 2017. Interns will work closely with MRC members on projects intended to protect and restore marine resources. As an intern, you will be responsible for one of these 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 impact of free running dogs.

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.

Application Process

For more information on the application and interview process, click here. Applications are due by June 2, and hiring decisions will be made and applicants notified as soon as possible.


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.

undefinedA tutorial to SoundIQ is available here