“Super” Low Tide Beach Walk

Low Tide is -1.6 ft at 12:11 pm (Greenbank tide table) Sound Water Stewards are teaming up with Cama Beach Foundation to lead Low-Tide Beach Walks on minus-tide Saturdays at Cama Beach State Park (#65 in Getting to the Water's Edge) on Camano Island. Stewards: we need YOUR help to assist with the crowds that are expected. Authorized people (with…

COASST Training at Padilla Bay

COASST will be at Padilla Bay Interpretive Center Classroom in Mount Vernon for a Beached Birds and Large Debris training. Beach-Walkers Wanted: attend this local training on a Saturday to learn to do combination monthly surveys of both marine debris and beached birds. Established in 1999, Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) is a citizen science project housed at…

Nature Education Pop-Up

Make connections to the river on the Old Stillaguamish River channel across from the Zis-A-Ba estuary. Look for birds and learn about salmon lifecycle, this rich intertidal estuary habitat reconnects the river and Puget Sound. The mudflats, river channels, wetlands and riparian areas benefit birds and salmon.

Recurring

Weeding for Whales

Weeding for Whales! Cornet Bay Stewardship Events The Island County Marine Resources Committee and the NW Straits Foundation are hosting multiple  stewardship events to continue the great work at the Cornet Bay Restoration site. At Cornet Bay, on the northern tip of Whidbey Island, we worked with several partners to restore almost 1,000 feet of…

Aug 2022 Monthly Meeting

Featured Speaker Russ Holmes, SWS Class of 2011 at 10:30 am on underwater research based at Cama Beach Watch the raw zoom recording Sea Star Identification: Community scientist Michael Kyte invites your email inquiries about identification of sea stars when they are very young and small (like under 2 inches across). Send him a photo…

Stewardship Committee Mtg

SWS Stewardship Committee meets the second Tuesday monthly and helps drive stewardship activities across both Islands. Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89342971151?pwd=T0hEaEJIVndWdmFPWDJqYXdWeVVvQT09 Meeting ID: 893 4297 1151       Passcode: swsOne tap mobile:  +12532158782,,89342971151#     Dial by your location:   1 253 215 8782 Committee Members: Scott Chase, Kelly Webb, Sandy Hunt, Kelli Jo ReinkeStaff Support: Joan Schrammeck, Camano CoordinatorLead for Camano Beach Cleanup:  Jean Longspaugh…

Stewards Needed for Low-Tide Beach Exploration

Low Tide is -3.2 feet @ 10:06 am (Greenbank tide table) Sound Water Stewards are teaming up with Cama Beach Foundation to offer Low-Tide Exploration for the public on minus-tide weekdays at Cama Beach State Park on Camano Island, (#65 in Getting to the Water’s Edge guide book). Stewards: we need YOUR help! The beach exploration should be really fun this summer! Bring your EZ ID Cards…

Marine Education Pop-Up

Camano Island State Park 2269 Lowell Point Road, Camano Island, Washington

Join SWS for a low tide walk of the Rocky Shores in the morning 10-11:30am. Look for the brightly colored SWS vest just to the north of the boat launch. It is a -3.2 feet tide at 10:47am. See what lies beneath the surface on our underwater camera at the boat launch from 1 to 3pm.

Stewards Needed for Low-Tide Beach Walk

Low Tide is -3.4 feet @ 10:57 am (Greenbank tide table) Sound Water Stewards are teaming up with Cama Beach Foundation to lead Low-Tide Beach Walks on minus-tide weekdays at Cama Beach State Park (#65 in Getting to the Water’s Edge) on Camano Island. Stewards: we need YOUR help! The beach exploration should be really fun this summer! Bring your EZ ID Cards and your…

Stewards Needed for Low-Tide Beach Walk

Low Tide is -3.1 feet @ 11:46 am (Greenbank tide table) Sound Water Stewards are teaming up with Cama Beach Foundation to lead Low-Tide Beach Walks on minus-tide weekdays at Cama Beach State Park (#65 in Getting to the Water’s Edge) on Camano Island. Stewards: we need YOUR help! The beach exploration should be really fun this summer! Bring your EZ ID Cards and your…

Saturday “Super” Low Tide Beach Walks

Low Tide is -2.4 feet @ 12:32 am (Greenbank tide table) Sound Water Stewards are teaming up with Cama Beach Foundation to lead Low-Tide Beach Walks on minus-tide Saturdays at Cama Beach State Park (#65 in Getting to the Water's Edge) on Camano Island. Stewards: we need YOUR help to assist with the crowds that are expected. Authorized people (with permits)…

Remembering Ed and Joanne Van Patten

SPECIAL INVITATION: You might remember Ed and Joanne Van Patten, past active members of Beach Watchers and the South Whidbey community. Joanne passed in Sept 2019, and a memorial service was not possible because of the pandemic. Joanne’s children and some grandchildren will be honoring her by hosting a beach cleanup on August 13, 2022 at…