Gig Harborites love the natural surroundings in which they live, and Gig Harbor Now staff members keep them apprised of opportunities to enjoy and preserve their forests, waters and creatures.
People presented about a dozen comments and questions during a 20-minute virtual meeting on Tuesday night.
Readers sent in pictures of the abnormally high tides of the past couple days.
Pierce County officials believe that an upcoming Kopachuck Park renovation will generate more traffic on their roads.
By definition, a white Christmas is one in which there’s an inch of snow on the ground in the morning. Though Saturday might not qualify, there could be at least that much Christmas night and the following days.
The Department of Natural Resources will oversee the aquatic lands and lease, State Parks will manage the uplands and a boating association will renovate, maintain and operate the marina.
The forest with Donkey/North Creek running through would be kept in its current state.
Wastewater treatment plant operators say fat, oil and grease go in the garbage, not down the drain.
Converting the 25.5-acre farm site from Manila clams and oyster to geoducks wouldn’t significantly change the tidelands, according to the draft environmental impact statement. Opponents of the plan say this claim is slanted and they look forward to refuting it.
Taylor Shellfish Farms would replace Manila clam and oyster beds on the 25.5-acre site with geoduck clam farming.
Shoppers must bring their own reusable bags or pay 8 cents apiece for more environmentally friendly ones provided by the store.
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