Topic: Enviro Corner

Recycle Electronics Now Postponed Until February 19th

Written on February 6, 2019 at 5:22 am, by

Recy­cle Elec­tron­ics Feb­ru­ary (was going to be on the 12th now resched­uled to 19th due to snow) 10:00 am — 3:00 pm in the open lot next to the Mullis Fire Sta­tion. Accept­able items include: Desk­tops, Lap­tops, Tablets, Mon­i­tors, Print­ers, Tele­vi­sions (LCD OR CRD), DVD Play­ers and DVR’s, Com­put­er cables. No key­boards or mice. Items must  Con­tin­ue Reading

Shoreline Workshop

Written on September 10, 2016 at 5:50 am, by

Free Work­shop for Shore­line Prop­er­ty Own­ers and Man­agers Sep­tem­ber 24th Inter­est­ed in learn­ing more about your shore­line prop­er­ty and how it can help feed salmon, seabirds and orca? Join engi­neer­ing geol­o­gist and shore­line ero­sion man­age­ment expert Jim Johan­nessen of Coastal Geo­log­ic Ser­vices and nearshore habi­tat biol­o­gist Tina Whit­man of Friends of the San Juans for guid­ance  Con­tin­ue Reading

Orca Friendly Products at Ace!

Written on August 18, 2016 at 11:46 am, by

Pacif­ic Whale Watch Asso­ci­a­tion and Ace Hard­ware stores in Ana­cortes and Fri­day Har­bor, WA Launch “Orca Friend­ly Prod­ucts” Ace is the place for… sav­ing orcas! In a unique part­ner­ship, Ace Hard­ware is part­ner­ing with the Pacif­ic Whale Watch Asso­ci­a­tion (PWWA) in help­ing its cus­tomers find “Orca Friend­ly” prod­ucts in its stores. The pilot project will begin  Con­tin­ue Reading

Burn Ban Now in Effect

Written on August 17, 2016 at 4:26 pm, by

Due to the high heat and low fuel mois­ture lev­els, all of San Juan Coun­ty will be at the EXTREME fire haz­ard lev­el. There­fore, no fires, includ­ing recre­ation­al fires, are allowed at this time. Robert Low, SJC Fire Marshal

BioBlitz is Coming to San Juan Island

Written on May 12, 2016 at 5:47 am, by

Grab your mag­ni­fy­ing glass and explore nature in San Juan Island Nation­al His­tor­i­cal Park, like nev­er before! On May 20–21, nation­al parks across the coun­try, includ­ing San Juan Island, will par­tic­i­pate in the Nation­al Parks BioBlitz. BioBlitz is a fun, fast-paced bio­log­i­cal sur­vey of a park’s creep­ers and crawlers, plants and pol­li­na­tors, mam­mals and more!  Con­tin­ue Reading

Shoreline Landowner Workshop

Written on May 4, 2016 at 5:34 am, by

Shore­line ero­sion man­age­ment focus of free work­shop Shore­line landown­ers of San Juan Coun­ty com­mu­ni­ties are invit­ed to attend a free work­shop on shore­line ero­sion man­age­ment from 11:00am to 2:00pm on Sat­ur­day, May 14, 2016 at The Orcas Fire & Res­cue Meet­ing Room, 45 Laven­der Ln., East­sound. The work­shop is free but reg­is­tra­tion is request­ed by  Con­tin­ue Reading

Litter Free By the Sea

Written on April 29, 2016 at 11:53 am, by

Lori Stokes shares this recap of last week’s clean up event on the islands… Co-orga­niz­ers of the sixth annu­al Great Islands Clean-Up on San Juan Island — Lori Stokes, Jana Marks, and David Dehlen­dorf — would like to thank our island’s approx­i­mate­ly 300 vol­un­teers who par­tic­i­pat­ed this year, help­ing to make San Juan Island “lit­ter-free  Con­tin­ue Reading

6th Graders Presentation

Written on April 28, 2016 at 5:27 pm, by

FHES 6th graders, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Kwiaht orga­ni­za­tion, will be host­ing a Pol­li­na­tor Cel­e­bra­tion, a Hon­ey Tast­ing and a Research Gar­den Ded­i­ca­tion,  onFri­day, April 29th from 9:00 to 11:00 am. The Research Gar­den Ded­i­ca­tion from the 6th graders to the sup­port­ing orga­ni­za­tions of Kwiaht and San Juan Pub­lic Schools Foun­da­tion begins at 9:30. Also, a spe­cial  Con­tin­ue Reading