Island County Marine Resources Committee (MRC) is an advisory body to county government established in 1999 and comprised of many community volunteers who represent diverse interests and industries, with the common goal to protect and restore marine resources in the Puget Sound area through scientific monitoring, restoration projects, and community education.

MRC Meeting
: Room B-102, County Annex Building, Coupeville

Fall in love with our nearshore!

As Island residents, we all have a special connection to the waters that surround us.

Watch this clip as some of our MRC members and partners share their connection to our local marine environment and how we all play a role in protecting and preserving this area that we love!

Inspired to get involved? We have open seats on our MRC! You can be a part of the work to care for our treasured natural resources! Find more information and an application here.

Annual Report Available!

From forage fish to forums, our work has taken us onto the beach, under the water, and into our community! We've been up to a lot this past year. Read more about our projects and accomplishments in our annual report!

MRC Retreat. Credit: Elsa Schwartz

Island County MRC seeking new members!

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to serve on the Island County Marine Resources Committee. Be a part of the work to protect and restore our local marine resources!

For more information and to fill out an application, check out our "About Us" page.