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, or to inquire about details on any specific upcoming meeting: 

Committee Name Committee Objectives Chairperson Typical Meeting Day and Time
  • Assessment and management plan of properties and ongoing maintenance
  • Hosting regular work parties
  • Restoration plan for new and future properties
Lee Chavez TBA
  • 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
  • Identify donors and fundraising opportunities
  • Garner more visibility in the community through outreach and branding
Sarah Boin TBA
  • Spread awareness of WWS through website, social media, and email presence
Amy McInerney 3rd Thursdays at 4pm; Bayview Taproom