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Pacific County
Marine Resource Committee

Stewarding our marine and estuarine resources

Build Partnerships

With local, region, and federal stakeholders to tackle marine resource projects.

Utilize Science

About critical coastal habitats and assess the impacts of coastal development

Promote Healthy Coastal Communities

Through improved infrastructure and sustainable practices

RSVP for the Conference HERE

Conference Agenda:

8:30 am Breakfast

9 am Opening Comments

9:15 am Coastal Bird Populations

10:15 am Upwelling off the Coast

11 am Break

11:30 am Sharks-Big Fish Lab

Noon Lunch

1 pm Lightning round: Shoreline Master Program, N. Willapa Erosion Master plan, Baker Bay sea level rise

1:45 pm Seals & Sea Lions

2:15 pm Break & Networking

2:45 pm Lightning Round 2: Burrowing Shrimp, Ecosystem Based Management, Integrated Pest Management, Wildlife Refuge projects

3:30 pm Green Crab Trapping Updates

4 pm Wrap up, closing comments

4:15 Dinner

Upcoming Events

PCMRC Science ConferenceMay 20th, 9am-4pm

Board of Supervisors

Our board of supervisors meets on the second Thursday of every month from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Pacific Conservation District Office

The Pacific County MRC will continue to hold board meetings virtually on Zoom until is is “reasonably safe” which is defined as low or very low COVID-19 risk.

Pacific County’s MRC prioritizes the needs of our local community facing marine resource issues. In order to hear out the voices of all of the stakeholders our board is comprised of a variety of representatives.

If you are interested in filling a vacancy on our board please contact our committee coordinator

RepresentingMember NameAlternate
Local GovernmentEd DarcherVacant
Local CitizensDoug Kess *ChairAnn LeFlores
Recreational GroupsMichael SpencerVacant
Economic GroupsJackson BlalockVacant
Conservation/Environmental GroupsTom KollaschMike Nordin *Vice Chair
Scientific CommunityKathleen SayceKey McMurry
Tribal GovernmentsLarissa RitzmanRichard Ashly
AquacultureBrian SheldonAnnie Herald
Commercial FishingDale BeasleyDwight Eager
CitiesMike CassinelliTony Nordin
State/Federal GovernmentLauren BaurenschmidtVacant
AgricultureWarren CowellVacant