Topic: Environment

Climate Strike

Written on September 19, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

Don’t for­get — this event is today… At 10:30am on Fri­day, Sep­tem­ber 20th, at the Fri­day Har­bor cour­t­house lawn, stu­dents from San Juan Island, in con­junc­tion with stu­dents from around the world, will be strik­ing to demand trans­for­ma­tive action be tak­en to address the cli­mate cri­sis. The strike is tak­ing place three days before the UN  Con­tin­ue Reading

IOSA Looking for Skilled Volunteers

Written on September 18, 2019 at 8:56 am, by

The Islands’ Oil Spill Asso­ci­a­tion (IOSA) is Look­ing for Skilled Vol­un­teers As part of an ongo­ing revi­tal­iza­tion effort, the Islands’ Oil Spill Asso­ci­a­tion (IOSA) is look­ing for a small num­ber of com­mu­ni­ty mind­ed islanders to get involved in pro­tect­ing the islands from the impacts of oil spills. Over 2019, a large group of IOSA vol­un­teers  Con­tin­ue Reading

Celebrate 40 Years with Friends of the San Juans on October 12th

Written on September 13, 2019 at 5:50 am, by

Friends of the San Juans cor­dial­ly invites you to a spir­it­ed cel­e­bra­tion of our col­lec­tive work togeth­er here on Lopez and through­out the ecosys­tem of the Sal­ish Sea! On Octo­ber 12, from 4–6 pm at the San Juan Island Yacht Club, we will gath­er to con­nect, learn, and cel­e­brate 40 years of peo­ple com­ing togeth­er to  Con­tin­ue Reading

Climate Strike

Written on September 12, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

This invi­ta­tion was sent to you by Fri­day Har­bor Youth… At 10:30am on Fri­day, Sep­tem­ber 20th, at the Fri­day Har­bor cour­t­house lawn, stu­dents from San Juan Island, in con­junc­tion with stu­dents from around the world, will be strik­ing to demand trans­for­ma­tive action be tak­en to address the cli­mate cri­sis. The strike is tak­ing place three days  Con­tin­ue Reading

Great Islands Clean-up

Written on September 11, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

Help make San Juan Island “Plas­tic Free by the Sea”! This year’s Fall Great Islands Clean-up is on Sat­ur­day, Sep­tem­ber 28, 2019. Join the coun­­ty-wide green­ing event and col­lect lit­ter from pub­lic beach­es and road­ways. Pick-up your trash col­lec­tion equip­ment at the cen­tral meet loca­tion next to Bon­nie’s Cre­ative Pas­sions at 635 Spring Street in  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fall Oak Team Work Party

Written on September 11, 2019 at 5:37 am, by

Hel­lo Oakies! Sum­mer flew by and fall is on the hori­zon. This Sun­day, Land Bank stew­ards, Carl­ton and Kay­la, will join Oakie Extra­or­di­naire, Thom Pence, in lead­ing the Oak Team work par­ty. When? Sep­tem­ber 15 10:00am to 2:00pm RSVP required (e‑mail tanjaw@sjclandbank.org). Where? We will meet at the base of Cady Moun­tain Pre­serve . Turn on to  Con­tin­ue Reading

Dirt Rich Film Showing at Brickworks

Written on August 31, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

In col­lab­o­ra­tion with the San Juan Island Fall Farm Tour (https://islandgrownsj.com/), Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val will screen Dirt Rich at 6:30 pm on Sep­tem­ber 20 at Brick­works. Marceli­na Cra­vat, the film’s direc­tor, will lead a live­ly post-show dis­cus­sion. Admis­sion is free. Dona­tions will be accept­ed to sup­port SJI Farm Tours. A pre-show social will begin  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fall Open House at Zylstra Lake Preserve

Written on August 29, 2019 at 5:50 am, by

The San Juan Coun­ty Land Bank and San Juan Preser­va­tion Trust board mem­bers and staff are host­ing anoth­er open house at the pre­serve where you can walk the pre­serve, hear what we’ve learned from our eco­log­i­cal assess­ments — includ­ing wildlife, wet­lands, and water qual­i­ty — AND share your vision! Sat­ur­day, Sep­tem­ber 7th from 10am to 4pm.  Con­tin­ue Reading