Subject: SWS Newsletter - Fall 2018

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Sound Water Stewards
 Beach Log

Fall 2018

We are trained volunteers working in and around Island County for a healthy, sustainable Puget Sound environment through education, community outreach,
stewardship, and citizen science.
Executive Director Report

I want to take a moment to reflect, as fall continues to unfold, on how each of you is making a difference in our Salish Sea. We are gathering reports from all our projects and it is clear, our members are out and about on both islands-gathering data, educating the public and reaching out to...

Volunteer Spotlight

It is with great pleasure and honor that I introduce our new volunteer spotlight for this quarter, Deannie Dunbar and John Mathis class of 2013, Camano Island. [ read more ]
Trip to Japan - 4 spots left!

Check out these awesome travel opportunities. There are 4 spots left for the trip to Japan in 2019 and various options for travel in 2020! These trips also benefit Sound Water Stewards. [ read more ]
Creature Feature

You may recall from previous essays that I have an intense fascination with dragonflies.  Pursuit of them often finds me creeping quietly around the edges of ponds rife with cattails and rushes, a practice that has led me to cross paths with another intriguing Island County creature...[ read more ]

State Park Education Adventures

Think back to the middle of summer; can you almost feel that warm sun beaming on your face? The days were long, the breeze was refreshing, and kid’s laughter filled the background noise. [ read more ]
Camano & Whidbey Intertidal Monitoring UpdateS

Camano Monitoring  [ read more ]

Whidbey Monitoring  [ read more ]
Save the Date - All

4th Wednesday on Camano
    Come learn about various topics relating to your local environment.
    For more information check the [ calendar ] for future events.
Sound Waters University- Save the date!
    Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 [ learn more ]

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Save the Date - SWS Members

Camano Monthly Meeting
     1st Mondays 9:30am-12pm  [ calendar ]

Whidbey Monthly Meeting
     4th Mondays 10:00am-12pm  [ calendar ]
*No meeting in November or December

SWS Annual Member Meeting
     Tuesday, November 27th 10am-1pm [ calendar ]

Camano Holiday Party
    Friday, December 7th 6:00pm-8:00pm  [ calendar ]

Whidbey Holiday Party
    Thursday, December 6th 5:30pm-8:30pm  [ calendar ]

Recommended reading, listening, and/or watching

Sound Water Stewards of Island County is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and is partially supported by contributions and grants from Lighthouse Environmental Programs.  Thank you to all our supporters.
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