Natural Resources Division
Manager: Michael See
Protecting Whales and Salmon
Skagit County has a number of programs and partnerships that would benefit from increased funding and provide enhanced protection of our southern resident pod and native salmon runs.
Padilla Bay Newsletter
Extra, extra, read all about it! Check out our NEW Spring/Summer 2016 Padilla Bay Newsletter. It includes a water quality update and an invite to Dine and Discover Bay View for a fun-filled evening of water quality education and delicious local food!
"Crush" the Sewage-Sniffing Dog
Skagit County contracted with Environmental Canine Services for the use of Crush, a sewage sniffing dog, to look for human sources of fecal coliform bacteria in the Samish Basin and Bayview.
The Skagit County Natural Resource Stewardship Program is designed to improve water quality in Skagit County streams by furthering community awareness and inspiring landowners to participate in protecting and enhancing water quality.
Surface Water Management and the Skagit County Department of Emergency Management have compiled information, links, and images to help keep you prepared and informed in case of a flood emergency
Clean Samish Initiative storm sampling results on one map, regardless of what agency took the sample. Note that you'll need to click the Skagit County tab at the top. You can find ALL of Skagit County's recent water quality monitoring results here.