Submitted by Rep. Rick Larsen’s Office
On Thursday, Aug. 23, Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Everett, will host an affordable housing roundtable to discuss some of the obstacles to affordable housing in San Juan County and the recent New Democrat Coalition report on housing. The discussion is part of a series of roundtables on affordable housing Larsen is hosting across the Second District.
Larsen will then tour the Center for Whale Research to discuss salmon restoration and the conservation of Southern resident killer whales. Larsen is a champion of the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund, which is instrumental in protecting and restoring salmon species throughout Northwest Washington.
Larsen will then travel to Olga to tour Buck Bay Shellfish Farm. He will visit the farm stand, shellfish beds, processing plant and fields.
Thursday, Aug. 23 schedule:
- Larsen will host an affordable housing roundtable at 12:30 p.m. at 55 2nd St., Friday Harbor.
- Larsen will tour the Center for Whale Research at 1:35 p.m. at 185 1st St. South, Friday Harbor.
- Larsen will tour Buck Bay Shellfish Farm at 4:20 p.m., at 117 EJ Young Road, Olga.