May 21st, 2016 Oil Containment Drill — All Spaces Filled Up.
On May 21st, 2016 IOSA will hold the first oil containment drill of the year at False Bay, San Juan Island.
We will practice the Geographic Response Plan strategy for this location. We have had numerous drills at False Bay and each time we refine our response strategy more. If you would like to check out the response plan strategy for False Bay, check out this link at Washington State Department of Ecology and go to page 212 out of 247, http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/spills/preparedness/GRP/SJI.NPS.GRP/Chapter4a-SJI.pdf
Other Trainings Scheduled for 2016
- September 3rd or October 29th
(Date will be confirmed later this summer.)
Wildlife Search & Rescue and Primary Care Training
This training in the rescue and basic care of oiled birds will be held in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, OR on Lopez Island.
- September 17th and October 1st
Wildlife Search & Rescue Training
Oil Containment Drill at Buck Bay
We are not yet sure which training will be on which day, so if you are interested in either of these trainings, put both days on your calendar and check back here in August. Or you can fill out the contact form that is above.
- October 15th
Westcott Bay Oil Containment Drill
In this drill we will be testing out various strategies for Westcott Bay. To check out the response plan strategies for Westcott Bay, Horseshoe Bay, Garrison Bay and Delacombe Point, check out this link at Washington State Department of Ecology and go to pages 156-157, 160-169 out of 247, http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/spills/preparedness/GRP/SJI.NPS.GRP/Chapter4a-SJI.pdf