Public Access is Closed to MOST County Facilities Due to COVID-19.

In response to Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy order, Thurston County has moved to an essential services model, in effect
through Sunday, May 31, 2020. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

(Solid waste facilities are open. For more information, visit:
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Shellfish District Documents

The County's shellfish protection efforts have been underway since 2001.  The plan, a district map, newsletters, information sheets and other documents related to the work are available below.

Henderson Inlet Closure Response Plan (2019) (PDF) | Implementation Plan from March 2005  (PDF)  |   District Map (PDF)  |  Pollution Source Report (PDF)  |  July 2010 Newsletter  |  2008 Annual Report  |  Nisqually Reach Pollution Report (PDF)  |  Info Sheet: DNA to Identify Pollution (PDF)  |  Info Sheet: Seals & Water Quality in Henderson Inlet (PDF)  |  FAQs (PDF)  |  Info Sheet: Shellfish Facts (PDF)