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DNR prohibits future net pen aquaculture on state-owned lands

Tribes, environmental groups applaud DNR decision canceling net pen leases

Net pens sit empty in Rich Passage, located between Bainbridge Island and the Kitsap Peninsula. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Natural Resources)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
Commercial finfish net pen aquaculture has been permanently banned on state-owned aquatic lands, Was

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