Yellow bull kelp in green water


January 24, 2022 Whatcom Plastic Recycling
Turning Plastic Rope Found on WA Beaches into Crab Gauges read the news article here:
January 23, 2022 Meet Debbie and Don Engblom of Stanwood
He is a photographer, craftsman of miniatures, painter, and will soon begin restoring a wooden Poulsbo-style dory. She is artist weaving fabrics on her loom
January 22, 2022 What’s the Buzz? (SWU!)
Sound Waters University | Hope in Action | Feb 5 | 8:30 am to 3:15 pm Two Keynotes Lynda V. Mapes, lead environmental reporter at The Seattle Times, author
January 22, 2022 The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.
Consider this. The opossum (Didelphis virginiana) eats approximately 5,000 ticks a season, helping to save humans and their pets from Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases.
January 22, 2022 Book Recommendation: Nature’s Best Hope
Most of us in our quest to become more responsible actors in our environment have heard the call to “plant native.” The call asks you
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
rain garden
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
Sound Waters University 202 flyer
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
photo of trumpeter swans
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
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 
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
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
December 8, 2021 Happy Holidays
From Camano SWS and Greyson the orca at Freedom Park on Camano Island.
storm surge big waves at cama
December 2, 2021 Nov 15 Storm Surge at Cama
The Nov 15, 2021 extreme high winds coincided with a moderately high tide. Wind waves and storm surge swamped many neighborhoods on Camano and Whidbey Islands as

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