Education Videos

Sound Water Stewards are trained volunteers working in and around Island County for a healthy, sustainable marine environment through education, science and stewardship.

SWS Original Educational Videos

Moon SnailSea Weeds
Gray WhalesSea Star
SalmonRain Shadows
MyCoast AppThe Problem with Masks and PPE Litter
About the Powerhouse at Fort CaseyJan. 1, 2021 Hike at Fort Casey
Hiking Close to Home on Whidbey, Fidalgo and Guemes IslandsGetting to the Water’s Edge on Whidbey and Camano Islands
Leque Island Estuary RestorationEstuary Soup

Rain Shadow Explorers (second in a series) – on Sea Weeds

Rain Shadow Explorers (first in a series) – on Rain Shadows

Locked Doors and Hidden Worlds: The History of the Power House at Fort Casey State Park

It’s March – The Grays Are Arriving (Gray Whales that is)

Leque Island – Stillaguamish River Estuary Restoration of Salmon Habitat with Loren Brokaw, WA Dept of Fish and Wildlife

The Lives of Salmon

The Sea Star

The Moon Snail

A Problem with PPE Litter

Hiking Close to Home – a conversation with the authors of a local hiking guide, 2020 Edition, for Whidbey, Figalgo and Guemes Islands – Maribeth Crandell and Jack Hartt

Getting to the Water’s Edge, guide book published by Sound Water Stewards in 2020

How to Use the MyCoast App (download to your mobile device)

First Day of the Year 2021 Virtual Hike at Fort Casey State Park

Thank You to Whidbey Community Foundation

Learn About the Annual Training to Become a Sound Water Steward

Estuary Soup – an educational activity for kids to learn what an estuary is – demonstrated here by Elaine Chan, an environmental educator and SWS Member

If you have ideas for topics for future educational videos, OR if you would like to star in one, please contact Allie Hudec, Education Coordinator via email.

South Whidbey State Parks & Sound Water Stewards invite you to send pictures – this video was created in the summer of 2020 when the parks were beginning to re-open after the original covid-19 “stay home stay healthy” order. 

SWS Members have private access to recorded zoom presentations before the SWS audience at (get the vimeo password from your island coordinator) 

See also the Sound Water Stewards vimeo channel