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Use our interactive map to see community science projects in action across Island County

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Learn how we’re working for a healthy, sustainable Puget Sound environment

THANK YOU to all #GivingTuesday Donors!

Baby Salmon Live Here in waters surrounding Camano Island and Stanwood. Your Stanwood/Camano “SC Give” donation for 24 hours only on Nov 28 will support a fun new Camano-based educational “Salmon Stewards” series in 2024.

Giving Tuesday

Together we can work to protect the Salish Sea & all of its inhabitants through Education, Stewardship, and Community Science.  

THANK YOU to all donors!

Giving Tuesday


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.


How to Find Joy in Climate Action November 30, 2023
We can all play a role in the climate movement by tapping into our skills, resources and networks in ways
New $ for Salmon Restoration November 29, 2023
It is exciting to see significant new investment in tribes for salmon restoration work. News headline reads: U.S. government

Events Calendar

Camano SWS Holiday Party
December 1, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
our earth our home
Our Earth, Our Home
December 2, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
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Getting to the Water’s Edge

A field guide to shoreline access and facilities, parks, marine life, stewardship, and natural history of Island County, Washington.

Washington State Lighthouse License Plate
Help Drive Support
for SWS

When you buy this license plate, $28 of your fee benefits SWS and other environmental programs in Island County.

Osmundia Seaweed
Seaweed, seagrasses, Invertebrates

Use the EZ-ID Guide to identify marine species – including sponges, anemones, crustaceans and nudibranchs.

Our Work by the Numbers

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Active Volunteers

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Active Projects

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Species Monitored

Thank you to our Sponsors/Grantors