Join Us!


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There are many ways to contribute to this grand adventure in watershed care – whether it’s with time and talents, physical labor, networking, or financial donations. 

You can participate with us in many ways, here are just some of our opportunities:

  • Be a teaching assistant or parent volunteer at the Outdoor Classroom in Spring and Fall. Encourage a class or group to sign-up for a lesson.
  • Help create wildlife and fish habitat at one of our restoration sites – Become a Habitat Steward!
  • Volunteer on a citizen science project –  smolt and spawning counts, kelp research at the Smith & Minor Islands Aquatic Reserve.
  • Help lead a group of students in a service learning event.
  • Join a Task Force to plan and execute a special event, fundraiser, or project. Or help us write a successful grant application!
  • Help out in the office with mailings, newsletters, and organizing.
  • Explore membership on our Board of Directors.
  • Invite us to make a presentation on watershed stewardship – everyone lives in a watershed.
  • Buy a Maxwelton Watershed history book that covers glaciers to Native Americans to present time. Learn why it’s called “Maxwelton”!
  • Make a financial donation – either at a fundraiser, by mail or online through Network for Good.

2015 Whidbey Watershed Stewards – Committee Meetings

Please consider sitting in at a regularly scheduled Whidbey Watershed Stewards Committee Meeting that meets your specific interest. Kindly let us know you’ll attend by emailing us at info@whidbeywatersheds.org, or to inquire about details on any specific upcoming meeting: 

Committee Name Committee Objectives Chairperson Typical Meeting Day and Time
Stewardship
  • Assessment and management plan of properties and ongoing maintenance
  • Hosting regular work parties
  • Restoration plan for new and future properties
Lee Chavez TBA
Education
  • Maintain and expand educational programming for kids and adults
  • Identify and create additional teaching sites
  • Build and strengthen education partnerships
Marie Bergstrom 2nd Mondays at 6:30 pm; place TBA
Fundraising
  • Identify donors and fundraising opportunities
  • Garner more visibility in the community through outreach and branding
Sarah Boin TBA
Promotions
  • Spread awareness of WWS through website, social media, and email presence
Amy McInerney 3rd Thursdays at 4pm; Bayview Taproom