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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Island County Environmental Programming

Program Contact: Timothy Lawrence
(360) 639-6061 •

Island County Environmental Education

WSU Extension offers environmental education program know as Washington Master Naturalist training. This program will be available on-line with selected WSU Extension County offices offering complementary field training. This augmented training will be offered in Island County as a regular part of our Extension programming.

Other resources you may be interested in include the island County Shore Stewards program – This page will be updated over the next few months to reflect a new environmental educational programming in Island County.


After 25 years the WSU Island County Beach Watcher programing is coming to an end on 12/31/2015. A new organization, Sound Water Stewards of Island County, will carry on the mission and activities, independent from WSU, continuing to focus on local and regional nearshore and intertidal ecosystems.