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

Shoreline landowners: sign up for a free technical site visit this summer!

The Northwest Straits Shore Friendly program will be offering technical site visits locally throughout the rest of summer for shoreline landowners who have concerns about their properties or who would just like to learn more about managing their property while also protecting the nearshore habitat that it supports. Learn more about shoreline erosion and the benefits of natural shorelines, watch videos about protecting your property and nearshore habitats, and sign up for a free technical site visit this summer!



Join us for a FREE crabbing workshop!

Join us for a FREE virtual crabbing workshop on June 30 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Shellfish Biologists from Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will present on regulations, season, and how to properly set up your crabbing gear with plenty of time for live questions and answers.

The workshop will be hosted via Zoom Webinar. Registration is required. Please RSVP here!

Monthly Meeting – August