The Marine Resources Committee (MRC) is an advisory group to the Board of County Commissioners. MRC members are citizen volunteers committed to protecting and restoring marine habitats in our ecologically rich corner of the world.

NEW! Vegetation Workshop for Shoreline Landowners - March 22

Learn more about coastal geology and how best to manage your landscape for slope stability and wildlife habitat at this workshop on Thursday March 22 from 6 – 8 pm in Port Hadlock. The program is free, but RSVP is required due to limited seating. RSVP here or go to

Jefferson County’s marine shorelines support  marine food webs and the local economy.  People who live and work on shoreline properties have a large role to play in their protection and restoration. Ben Alexander from Sound Native Plants and Lisa Kaufman from the Northwest Straits Foundation will highlight the why and how of effective landscape management at this workshop designed specifically for shoreline landowners.

Funding for this program comes from the EPA -National Estuary Program through the Puget Sound Marine and Nearshore Grant Program.