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.

Free workshop: Vegetation Management for Shoreline Landowners

We invite you to join a free Shore Friendly Living virtual workshop on Thursday, October 21st from 6:00-8:00pm to learn the benefits of using native vegetation for slope stability and habitat from Ben Alexander of Sound Native Plants. Some additional topics Ben will cover include: soil composition and drainage, removing invasive plant species, native plant selection, and planting techniques for bluffs and shoreline properties. 

Microplastics as Marine Debris

In case you missed the virtual talk on "Microplastics as Marine Debris" by Andrew Mason from the NOAA Marine Debris Program, you can watch it on YouTube! The MRC partnered with the Port Townsend Marine Science Center to host this speaker event.

Monthly Meeting - November