Public comment is now open through
November 17, 2021 on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for aproposed geoduck farm in Burley Lagoon.
Burley lagoon is a saltwater body
located near Purdy Sandspit in Puget Sound. The proposal is toconvert existing shellfish beds from the cultivation of Manila clams and
oysters to geoduck clams planted in rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) nurserytubes and/or HDPE flexible mesh nursery tubes throughout a 25.5-acre project
area. Predator exclusion netting may also be utilized during some portion ofthe generalized 6-year grow-out cycle. Planting would be done in phases.
You can learn more about this
proposal and submit comment at www.piercecountywa.gov/burleylagoon