Yellow bull kelp in green water


January 18, 2022 Using Low Impact Development (LID) Methods
By Scott Chase, Class of 2002, SWS Stewardship Committee, SWS Education Committee, SWS Board Member Low Impact Development (LID) refers to a suite of practices to keep pollutants from entering…
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January 14, 2022 Get Help with Stormwater
Do you have too much rainwater now and too little in the summer? Free assistance is available to help you manage excess water in the winter and store it for&
The goose community grocer round up for charity
January 9, 2022 Round-Up for SWS
For January, we are the local charitable organization selected by The Goose Community Grocer in Langley to receive Round-Up donations. Every month, The Goose selects one local group and invites
January 7, 2022 Whidbey Weekly cover article
Did you see the cover of this week’s (Jan 6, 2022) Whidbey Weekly – plus the full page article about Sound Water Stewards’ signature event! Find it here
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December 21, 2021 Naturalist (2021-12)
By this time every year, thousands of Snow Geese, Trumpeter Swans and Tundra Swans have found their way to the fertile fields, estuaries and tide flats of the Skagit Valley,
chart from project drawdown of solutions
December 20, 2021 Stewardship: Project Drawdown Offers Solutions
According to Drawdown Solutions (the research arm of Project Drawdown) individual and household changes can have a 25-30% impact on dangerous greenhouse gases. The massive bottom-up surge of individual action
December 16, 2021 Barbara Brock Awarded Hometown Hero
On December 2, County Commissioner Janet St Clair awarded a Hometown Hero Certificate of Appreciation to longtime SWS Member Barbara Brock, SWS Class of 2002, for her dedicated service to…
Jan Holmes
December 13, 2021 Nominate Now for Coastal Volunteer of the Year
Island County MRC seeks nominations by 12/31/2021 for the Jan Holmes Coastal Volunteer of the Year Award to be handed out at Sound Waters University on Feb 5, 2022.

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