Farm Safety Awareness
Tuesday, April 26; 6:00pm
Coupeville Recreation Hall
FREE overview presentation on farm health and safety. More info here.
WICD Mission Statement
The Whidbey Island Conservation District serves present and future residents of Whidbey Island by supporting a healthy environment, and promoting voluntary, incentive-based options for conserving natural resources through educational outreach as well as technical and financial assistance.
District Office, Coupeville
Most people agree that conservation works best when people who live and work in an area learn to take care of their own natural resources. As legal sub-divisions of Washington State government, conservation districts are self-governed by a five-member volunteer board that establishes local priorities and sets policy. The Whidbey Island Conservation District (WICD) Board is composed of local farmers, landowners, and concerned citizens and is dedicated to maintaining Whidbey Island's renewable natural resources. Its priorities and goals include:
Your Marine Waterfront
A Guide to Protecting Your Property While Promoting Healthy Shorelines
The actions you take to manage and protect your waterfront property are essential for preserving the Sound as a special place for future generations. By offering choices to homeowners, this booklet shifts the focus from bulkheads, or hard techniques, toward natural and restorative approaches to protect and enhance marine waterfront properties. View the booklet here.
Pollination and Protecting Pollinators
Here is a link to an informational video on Pollination Ecology produced by WSU Extension service. The video is a little over 52 minutes long.