Living on an Island: Camano 101 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, March 1, 2020, Sunday Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Rd, Camano, WA 98282 New to the island? Come to a free, open-house style event to discover ways to enjoy and protect the natural beauty of Camano Island, learn about our parks and trails, and find […]

9:30 AM: Meeting with reports, announcements, calendar items 10:30 AM: break for snacks, coffee 10:45 AM – noon: Featured Speaker  Meg Lunnum of Bats Northwest and Happy Valley Bats (rehab facility in Happy Valley) near Stanwood. Meg is a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife permitted wildlife rehabilitator specializing in bats. As such, she applied […] Now in its 32nd year, the Whidbey Gardening Workshop provides advice and education in gardening practices for beginner to advanced gardeners. Select from more than 45 classes on all aspects of gardening. Be inspired by keynote speaker, Richie Steffen, of the Great Plant Picks Program. And, take advantage of pre-workshop, hands-on field trips on Friday, March 13. The Whidbey […]

Sound Water Stewards-Camano Speaker Series Presents: Erin Gless on Humpback Whales of the Salish Sea: Past, Present, and Future Humpback whales are among the most recognizable and beloved whales in our oceans. After decades of industrialized whaling, these behemoths were almost lost from the Salish Sea forever. In just the last few years, however, humpback […]

Connections Trip to NEW BURKE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY AND CULTURE on the U of W campus CONNECTIONS is hoping to charter a bus for this outing.  Thursday, April 2nd will be a free admission day.  This outing should coincide with the blossoming of the cherry trees. We will allow three hours for touring and […]

9:30 AM: Meeting with reports, announcements, calendar items 10:30 AM: break for snacks, coffee 10:45 AM – noon: Featured Speaker    About monthly meetings: SWS-Camano monthly meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at Cama Center. During the first hour we discuss what our citizen science, beach monitoring, sound toxins and many […]

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! When Loren presented in January, the venue was overflowing. He agreed to come back and we found a larger venue too! Sound Water Stewards-Camano Speaker Series Presents: From Island to Tidal Marsh: The Leque Island Estuary Restoration Project with Loren Brokaw, WDFW on Wed, April 29, at Camano Community Center on Arrowhead […]

During Iverson Days, Sound Water Stewards assist Stillaguamish Tribe Natural Resources Department with their forest and beach education experiences for 4th and 5th Graders from the Arlington area. They experience a full day at Iverson Bay with hands-on activities and lessons on estuaries, wetlands, native plants, marine wildlife and tidal influences. Volunteers are needed for […]

Save the Dates! Sponsored by Friends of Camano Island Parks in partnership with Sound Water Stewards and Stillaguamish Tribe Natural Resources Department. Nature Discovery Days are an amazing beach and forest exploration experience when Stanwood Camano School District Second Graders spend one of two days at Camano Island State Park with FOCIP and SWS. Volunteers […]