Virginia Department of Health Closes Portion of James River to Shellfish Harvesting After Flooding

November 13, 2020 WTKR

The Virginia Department of Health announced Thursday that a portion of the James River is closed to shellfish harvesting due to significant river flooding.

Virginia Department of Health Closes Parrott Island to Shellfish Harvesting

December 31, 2019 Virginia Department of Health

The Virginia Department of Health announced that the shellfish harvesting waters surrounding Parrot Island in the Rappahannock River in Middlesex County are closed to the harvest of oysters and clams effective December 27, 2019.

Ban Lifted on Shellfish Harvesting Along New Hampshire Coastline, Harbor

August 12, 2019 Concord Monitor

New Hampshire’s Department of Environmental Services has lifted a ban on most shellfish harvesting along the state’s ocean coastline and Hampton-Seabrook Harbor after a drop in toxic algae bloom known as red tide.

Washington Plans to Open a Renewed Miller Bay for Shellfish Harvesting

State officials plan to reopen a swath of quiet Miller Bay for shellfish harvesting, a sign of the improved health of the North Kitsap cove.