Contingent on funding, the director shall develop and implement an educational program with marine aquatic farmers which will include the following elements:
(1) WDFW will notify aquatic farmers of upcoming WDFW hatchery workshops, meetings or tours with regard to hatchery disease control procedures and prevention, feeding and waste control at hatcheries and programs investigating raising marine finfish species.
(2) Annual "workshop" co-hosted by the industry, WDFW and other interested parties reviewing new containment technologies, or other environmental developments affecting the aquaculture industry.
(3) Information sharing by WDFW from any regional or international symposiums attended by WDFW staff covering aspects of marine finfish aquaculture.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. 03-02-047 (Order 02-309), § 220-76-150, filed 12/24/02, effective 7/1/03.]