Environmental Stewardship

We preserve our fresh water resources, protect the marine environment, and manage recycling and solid waste throughout the County by implementing projects and programs in partnership with others.

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  1. Fish Stories of the San Juans

    San Juan County is Collecting and Sharing Fishing Stories in Collaboration with Salmon Nation

    San Juan County’s Environmental Stewardship Department wants to hear and share your fishing stories. Read on...
  2. Plastic Free July


    San Juan County Council has approved a proclamation designating “Plastic Free July” in San Juan County. Read on...
  3. Whale Warning Flag by Jeanne Hyde

    Let Your Flag Fly! Use the Whale Warning Flag to Protect Both Whales and Boaters

    Across the region, homes and businesses will soon be displaying the Stars and Stripes to herald the Fourth of July holiday. Meanwhile, on the waters of the Salish Sea, another flag can be spotted - the whale warning flag. Read on...
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    WDFW confirms AHD in San Juan Islands deer

    MILL CREEK - Wildlife managers confirmed a viral infection known as adenovirus hemorrhagic disease (AHD) is affecting deer on the San Juan Islands this month. Read on...
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