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The Salish Sea Steward Training program is accepting applications!

Dates: Tuesdays - March 20, 2018 to May 22, 2018 -1pm to 5pm
Where: Padilla Bay Reserve, 10441 Bayview-Edison Road, Mount Vernon

This exceptional program offers 40 hours of education and hands-on learning for volunteers interested in working on projects, teams and with non-profits that focus on this incredible marine ecosystem. 

This year, the program is offered by the Skagit MRC with support from Friends of Skagit Beaches. The training is free with a commitment to volunteer 50 hours over the next year.

Applications are due March 2, 2018
Click here for application


The 2018 Lecture Series is in full swing! Join us at 7 pm down at the NWESD building, Anacortes.

Upcoming Lectures:

February 16th – The Californians are Coming! Shifts in Range and Abundance for northwestern Hummingbirds. Presenter: CJ Battey, UW and Burke Museum

March 16th – The Salish Sea: What is it/How it Works/ Who Uses It/ What it Means. Presenter: Dr. Bert Webber, Professor Emeritus, WWU

April 20th – The Story of NOAA: An exploration of NOAA’s science, service and stewardship mission in the Salish Sea and across the Western United States. Presenter: Polly Hicks, Restoration Ecologist, NOAA

 Visit our Lecture Series page to get the details.

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