Salish Sea Stewards 2017: Registration Open


This ten-week volunteer training program is offered by the Skagit Marine Resources Committee in conjunction with the Coastal Volunteer Partnership at Padilla Bay. The Salish Sea Stewards training course includes 40 hours of classroom style presentations, lectures, and hands on learning. Participants also register for an additional 10 hours of field-based hands on training for various citizen science projects that pique their interests. Participants commit to volunteering 50 hours on local citizen science and environmental projects and outreach events.

Date: Tuesday’s, March 7th- May 9th, 2017
Time: 1:00-5:00pm
Location: Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Applications available at: and are due by February 28th, 2017.

Training Topics Include:
• What is the Salish Sea?
• Water quality (storm water, run off, and shellfish)
• Ocean Acidification and climate change
• Marine Species at Risk
• Citizen science projects in Skagit County
• And so much more!

Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to get involved in environmental projects throughout Skagit County!