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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

sc Give on Giving Tuesday Nov 29 2022

People are curious about whales, salmon, plankton, sea stars, crabs, barnacles, eelgrass, birds of the Salish Sea. Everyone can play a role in stewardship. Give to create BEACH EVENTS to connect people with marine life.

On Giving Tuesday, support Camano Sound Water Stewards

Become a Member

Watch the video to learn about training to become a member. Sign up for our newsletter below to be notified when we begin accepting applications for Annual Training 2023.


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.


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Today is SCGive Day, Giving Tuesday November 29, 2022
The more funds we raise today, the more beach-based educational events we can put on for our community. Notie There
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Climate Change Resolution November 29, 2022
Read the Climate Change Resolution adopted by the Island County Board of Commissioners on Sept 6, 2022

Events Calendar

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SCG!VE – Stanwood Camano Giving Tuesday
November 29, 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
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WWU Environmental Speaker Series
December 1, 4:30 am – 5:30 pm
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WSU Beach CleanUp
December 6, 9:00 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.

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Stanwood Camano Giving Tuesday

People are curious… on Nov 29, donate online at to support Sound Water Stewards’ shoreline events to people with local marine life.

Our Work by the Numbers

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Active Volunteers

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Active Projects

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Species Monitored

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