Home Congratulations to Craig and Joy Johnson, the Island County Coastal Volunteers of the Year for 2019. Read about them, and past winners at the Island County Marine Resources Committee website Festivals, lectures, tours, work parties, art, and more - the entire month of April. Find details at whidbeyearthday.org. Support Whidbey Farmers - through purchases at a Farmer's market - or through a Community Supported Agriculture plan. See this Slow Food Whidbey page. Come visit the exhibits at the Coupeville Wharf, highlighting the role that Penn Cove has played as a mixing bowl for marine life for thousands of years. For kids to adults. (read more) Check out Orca Network's Langley Whale Center - it celebrates and shares the lives of gray whales, orcas and other marine mammals of the Salish Sea. See their info page and facebook page Lots of opportunities to keep our beaches clean. Check the schedule for specific beaches and dates. (you must be 18 or older to participate) Likely effects of climate change on our lands, water, and people: Read this article or the executive summary or the full report from University of Washington's Climate Impacts Group Read the most recent State of the Sound, published every two years by the Puget Sound Partnership. Do you live on the beach, or on a bluff? -- view the Guide for Shoreline Living -- from Shore Stewards The Encyclopedia of Puget Sound has an online magazine - Salish Sea Currents, with timely, local stories about ecosystem recovery. Monthly calendar view is also available.