Olympia Oyster Restoration Efforts

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
NRCS
Description: 

Deadline passed as of April 21, 2017. Deadline for 2018 unknown. Financial and technical assistance is available from NRCS through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for individual producer contracts to help restore Olympia Oysters. EQIP funding will help pay for the shell substrate essential for the Olympia Oysters to grow upon as well as seeded cultch bags.

Category: 
native, biodiversity, traditional food, climate change, acidification, adaptation, food justice, management, restoration, habitat, marine, fisheries, shellfish, harvest
Funding Amount: 
Unknown.
Matching Funds: 
Unknown.

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Shellfish producers and tribeswithin the Puget Sound and Willapa Bay area that own or lease shellfish beds.