Want to learn about, explore, and protect your island habitat - consider becoming a Sound Water Steward - training classes are once a week for seven weeks this spring and seven weeks in fall. Optional info session 1-2pm, Feb 21 at Freeland Library. Apply by Feb 28th.
You could dig for shellfish in Freeland County Park in early spring 2017 ... Learn why you cannot do so in the summer. - by Maribeth Crandell [read full article]
Support Whidbey Farmers - through purchases at a Farmer's market - or through a Community Supported Agriculture plan. See this Slow Food Whidbey page, or the Local Agriculture page from the Whidbey Island Conservation District.
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.