Category: Breaking News

NWAA challenges Patagonia to “Engage with us” to learn about aquaculture

October 27, 2020—Patagonia, a billion-dollar, privately held, multi-national corporation founded in 1973 and based in Ventura, California, manufactures and sells high-end outdoor clothing made largely from synthetic materials. Recently, the company began offering a line of what it describes as “responsibly sourced” foods, under the brand, “Patagonia Provisions.”  Such “provisions” include a very pricey almond […]

ECOLOGY COMMENT PERIOD NOW OPEN: NWAA FACT SHEET ON PERMIT MODIFICATION

SITUATION The Washington State Department of Ecology (ECY) is currently evaluating the request by Northwest Aquaculture Alliance (NWAA) member, Cooke Aquaculture Pacific (CAP), to modify its existing permits to allow the company to switch the species under culture from Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) to triploid rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), also known as steelhead. The stakes […]