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 Winter Lecture Series 2021 - It's a Wrap!

Thank you to our wonderful presenters and volunteers for making this years Lecture Series so successful. 

Did you miss one of our lectures this year? We were able to record most of them! Click on this link to learn more - 2021 Lecture Series


Friends is awarded Rose Foundation Grant for new Citizen Science Project: Stormwater Pollution Monitoring

Partnering with the City of Anacortes and the Samish Department of Natural Resources, Friends is working to bring this new citizen science project to Fidalgo Island.

Find out more here: Stormwater Monitoring Project

Want to Join us as a citizen-science volunteer? Email

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Pictured are Diane Hennebert, Tim Gohrke, and Wayne Huseby. Diane is the stormwater manager for the City of Anacortes. She is our partner contact at the City of Anacortes and the primary recipient of data for our Friends of Skagit Beaches Stormwater monitoring project. Diane has worked in other city stormwater departments and finds the partnership with Friends of Skagit Beaches unique in terms of the monitoring data that will be gathered year round.


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UPDATE: Grant for Fidalgo Bay and City of Anacortes stormwater monitoring. ...
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