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.

Photo credit: Rich Yukubousky
MRC Meeting - Camano
: Camano Island Library: 848 N Sunrise Blvd, Camano Island
Credit: Northwest Straits Commission

Free Workshop: Creosote Removal – How YOU Can Help Keep Our Beaches Clean!

Join fellow community members to serve as eyes on the beach to help identify and report creosote-treated debris to the Washington Department of Natural Resources creosote removal program. At this free workshop, you will learn about the creosote removal program, how to identify creosote on the beach, and how you can report it using just your smartphone!

Camano Workshop
When: Saturday, October 12, 9:00am-11:00am
Where: Utsalady Ladies Aid (78 Utsalady Rd, Camano)

Whidbey Workshop
When: Saturday, October 12, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Where: Pacific Rim Institute (180 Parker Rd, Coupeville)

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