Art of Growing Oysters - Garibaldi Dock Walk with Pacific Seafood

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Netarts - Tillamook - Garibaldi

Netarts, OR 97141

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OYSTER INDUSTRY TOUR WITH DOCK WALK THIS SEPTEMBER!

Do you enjoy Pacific Northwest oysters? Have you ever wondered about where the oysters come from? The oyster industry is an important part of Tillamook County and includes several farms, like Pacific Seafood operating out of Bay City, and one of the largest oyster hatcheries in the country, Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery on Netarts Bay.

This tour includes a stop at Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery followed by a Dock Walk along the marina in Garibaldi with the Pacific Seafood. Get a chance to board the oyster barge, learn about the gear and techniques used to harvest oysters, and more.

MORE DETAILS TO COME CLOSER TO THE DATE!

This WEBS hosted event is also part of the Explore Nature series of hikes, walks, paddles and outdoor adventures. Hosted by a consortium of volunteer community and non-profit organizations, these meaningful nature-based experiences highlight the unique beauty of Tillamook County and the work being done to preserve the area’s natural resources and natural resource-based economy. Find out more at www.explorenaturetillamookcoast.com.

Please register for additional details and meeting locations.

***During the event you will walk through an active hatchery. Your feet WILL GET WET. PLEASE WEAR BOOTS OR OTHER APPROPRIATE CLOSED-TOE FOOTWEAR (required).The tour will also include a 45-60 minute walk around the marina. ***

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Netarts - Tillamook - Garibaldi

Netarts, OR 97141

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