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Learn how we’re working for a healthy, sustainable Puget Sound environment
People are curious about whales, salmon, plankton, sea stars, crabs, barnacles, eelgrass, birds of the Salish Sea. Donations support BEACH EVENTS to connect people with marine life.
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Watch the video to learn about training to become a member. Sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page to be notified when we begin accepting applications for Annual Training 2023.
Sponsor Sound Waters University 2023
11 virtual presentations on one day – Feb 4 – plus field trips before or after. Sponsors gain visibility to showcase your support for the health of the Salish Sea, plus event tickets.
The 2023 theme is:
Resilience – from Old Growth Trees to the Life of the Salish Sea
Tickets go on sale soon.
A healthy marine environment as defined by diverse natural ecosystems and sustainable human communities.
Trained volunteers working in and around Island County for a healthy, sustainable marine environment through education, science, and stewardship.
A field guide to shoreline access and facilities, parks, marine life, stewardship, and natural history of Island County, Washington.
When you buy this license plate, $28 of your fee benefits SWS and other environmental programs in Island County.