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Use our interactive map to see community science projects in action across Island County
Learn how we’re working for a healthy, sustainable Puget Sound environment
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.
Calling all passionate Island County environmental enthusiasts! Ready for an adventure? Join Sound Water Stewards as we roll out our 2024 member application! Applications are now OPEN until March 1st! SWS highly-regarded 100-hour year-long training program is required to become a member. The training program is only offered once each year.
Details on class dates, requirements, the application and process can all be found on our web page :
Watch the video below to see what Sound Water Stewards is all about. This could be YOU!
Sound Waters University!
Ignite your curiosity as we connect land, sea, and community! Join us to make a positive ripple in the Salish Sea, at Sound Waters University!
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.
Use the EZ-ID Guide to identify marine species – including sponges, anemones, crustaceans and nudibranchs.