MARCH - OIL SPILL PREPAREDNESS MONTH
During their regular meeting on February 26, the Clallam County Commissioners issued a proclamation to designate March 2019 as Oil Spill Preparedness Month.
Clallam MRC and its partners invite the public to participate in several trainings and outreach events in the county to promote awareness of the importance of oil spill preparedness.
- On March 2nd Clallam MRC hosted an 8-hr HAZWOPER training provided by Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, US Coast Guard, Department of Ecology and Focus Wildlife.
- On March 21-23 the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe will be hosting a 24-hr HAZWOPER training at Guy Cole Center in Sequim. The training is open to all.
- On April 27 the Clallam MRC and Focus Wildlife will offer an oiled wildlife training (to register see information above).
In 2018 as part of the Oil Spill Preparedness month Clallam MRC and Department of Ecology hosted a webinar about on improvements and challenges Washington's oil spill program faces. The webinar is now posted on Ecology's website.