Clam garden construction and restoration

MorganClam gardens

The first question I am usually asked is what exactly is a ‘clam garden’. In these instances, it describes a cleared and terraced beach. They are ancient structures that were built, by coastal First Nations in the Pacific Northwest, to support traditional food species including, but not limited to, Pacific Little Neck clams (Protothaca staminea) and Butter clams (Saxidomas giganteus). … Read More