environment

WSA Establish’s Reef at Titlow Beach

WSA Establish’s Reef at Titlow Beach

“Our main mission is to enhance diving in the Northwest by increasing dive access through dive attractions, promoting conservation through artificial reefing, increasing tourism in the state by working with different communities, and taking concerns to Olympia in order to make things happen.”

WSA Works with DNR, Other Groups in Maury Island Animal Relocation

WSA Works with DNR, Other Groups in Maury Island Animal Relocation

“Historically, DNR has just done this; they haven’t asked citizens to help remove stuff. This was the first time I am aware of where there was enough time to significantly remove animals,” Higley states. “Six months means we can get teams out there and get [the pilings] completely cleaned off. Working with DNR as a partner can be a pre-emptive strike; and [we want them] to realize the recreational divers are here to help.”

WSA Works on Healthy Reefs

WSA Works on Healthy Reefs

The importance of healthy reef structures cannot be understated: from reefs spring life, and from that life, many benefit.