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Learn how we’re working for a healthy, sustainable Puget Sound environment
Know Your Weeds
You are invited to a free public workshop on Friday, April 14 at Greenbank Farm to learn about Poison Hemlock, how to identify and how to remove it safely, led by Seth Luginbill, Island County Noxious Weed Control Coordinator. The workshop is at 10 am, followed by hands-on work party, 11 am to 1 pm, to learn and practice removing weeds for the benefit of Greenbank Farm. Future Workshops on 6/23 and 8/11.
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Be a Champion for Sound Water Stewards
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.
Use the EZ-ID Guide to identify marine species – including sponges, anemones, crustaceans and nudibranchs.