Yellow bull kelp in green water


December 19, 2023
December 16, 2023: The team led by Jim Peskuric completed planting all the Native Rhododendrons in the Pacific Rim Institute (PRI) transition areas. Pictured: Kelli Jo Rienke,
December 13, 2023
Since 2015, Sound Water Stewards has been coordinating with multiple organizations on boat based surveys of local kelp beds in Island County. Curious to know where
December 12, 2023
February 26, 1935 – November 1, 2021 Clyde passed in late 2021 at about the same time SWS got a new website and changed how we announce the passing of…
December 5, 2023
Nov 7, 2023: Last week Kelli Jo and Jim Peskuric planted and caged 12 native rhododendrons at Pacific Rim Institute.   Contact Jim Peskuric, SWS Class of 2022, to get&
December 4, 2023
April 4, 1949 – November 15, 2023 We are sad to announce the passing of Geraldine “Gerry” Lee Howard, 74, on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 in Bothell. Gerry cared deeply…
November 30, 2023
We can all play a role in the climate movement by tapping into our skills, resources and networks in ways that bring us satisfaction, says
November 29, 2023
It is exciting to see significant new investment in tribes for salmon restoration work. News headline reads: U.S. government invests $11M in Washington conservation
November 17, 2023
Jan Holmes Island County Coastal Volunteer of the Year Award The Award honors the memory of Jan Holmes, an Island County resident and WSU Island
November 15, 2023
Getting to the Water’s Edge makes a wonderful gift at this time of year. Purchase it for $20 online (here within SWS website) OR find
November 13, 2023
The latest report on Puget Sound Vital Signs and progress on recovery is now available – download in Spanish or English. Puget Sound ecosystem holding on,
November 5, 2023
Thanks to dedicated volunteers including Tom Hiegler, Tom Eisenberg, and Robin and Richard Hanks, this Festival returns to Stanwood on Saturday, 2/24/24! Volunteers are needed! Volunteers
November 4, 2023
Susan Wood, event organizer, writes: Our small (but friendly) planning team wants your help. This conference is very home-grown, affordable, and local, and that means
October 25, 2023
October 24, 2023
1949 – 2023 Joseph David Cunningham, 74, passed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2023 a fitting day for a proud Vietnam Veteran and Officer. Though dealing with cancer, Joe’s&

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