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October 2018

Skagit County Vegetation Management for Shoreline Landowners Workshop

October 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fidalgo Bay, 4701 Fidalgo Bay Rd
Anacortes, WA
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Free

Speakers: Ben Alexander and Lisa Kaufman – Join the NWSF and Skagit MRC at Fidalgo Bay to learn about coastal processes and how to use native vegetation to manage your landscape for slope stability and wildlife habitat.

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Camano Island Vegetation Management for Shoreline Landowners Workshop

October 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Four Springs, 585 Lewis Lane
Camano Island, WA
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Speakers: Ben Alexander and Lisa Kaufman – Join the NWSF, Island MRC, and Sound Water Stewards on Camano Island to learn about coastal processes and how to use native vegetation to manage your landscape for slope stability and wildlife habitat.

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Shoreline Real Estate: Understanding Beach and Bluff Properties – Coupeville

October 25, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Nordic Lodge, 63 Jacobs Rd
Coupeville,
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$50.00

*7.5-Clock Hours Course For Real Estate Brokers

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Shoreline Real Estate: Understanding Beach and Bluff Properties – Port Hadlock

October 26, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
WSU Extension Classroom 97 Oak Bay Road, Port Hadlock, Oak Bay Road, Classroom 97
Port Hadlock,
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$50.00

Agenda Includes: Understanding bluffs, local geology & shoreline processes Helping your clients understand their role in protecting their property and the Salish Sea Safety & access benefits of natural shorelines Tree-safety & low-cost vegetation solutions for reducing erosion Beach erosion & management Concrete ways to help clients avoid pitfalls & increase value State and local incentives and regulations Features: Regional experts share the latest knowledge to position you to guide your clients; field trip for hands-on learning; lunch provided; networking…

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November 2018

2018 MRC Conference

November 16, 2018 - November 17, 2018

Click here. Sponsorship opportunities available! 2018 MRC Conference Sponsorship About the Northwest Straits Initiative Created in 1998, the Northwest Straits Initiative is premised on locally-based marine conservation and volunteer engagement. Through its work, citizens represent seven counties in northern Puget Sound on Marine Resources Committees (MRCs) that are the heart of the Initiative and its most valuable human resource.

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April 2019

Springtime Salish Soiree

April 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Foundation for wine, refreshments, a breathtaking view, and a chance to help save the Salish Sea. Come hear how local people like you are protecting and restoring our Salish Sea through citizen science and volunteerism at the beautiful home of Jerry Masters. To get the address please RSVP at the link below. Spots are limited so RSVP today! https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/OSTFKBxFDzBQJ5RNYzHTUw To find out more about the Northwest Straits Foundation, find us on Facebook, Instagram and…

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Salish Sea Stewards – Derelict Gear

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Padilla Bay Reserve, 10441 Bayview Edison Road
Mt. Vernon, WA 98273 United States
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This event starts at 1:00 p.m. on April 9. Come learn about fishing in Puget Sound and how you can help prevent harm from lost fishing gear. Don Velasquez, from Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, will present on recreational and commercial fishing in Puget Sound. Jason Morgan, Northwest Straits Foundation, will discuss impacts of lost fishing gear and the Foundation's recreational crabber outreach program, and Julie Barber, Swinomish Tribal Community, will discuss tribal treaty fishing rights and what the…

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Stones Throw Block Party

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

Beer Me, Plant a Tree! Help us kick-off Bellingham Beer Week with our second Block Party of the Spring season on Saturday, April 20th! In the spirit of Bellingham, we're handing out tree saplings to the first 100 customers to take home and plant on Earth Day the following Monday. We're also going to be releasing our new Dark Lager, the Dark Side of Bellingham, so come for the beer, and leave with a tree! We'll have live music from…

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