Living near natural areas is a privilege that many of us enjoy in Snohomish County and Camano Island. We benefit from fishing, hunting, swimming, hiking, wildlife viewing, and just relaxing in our forests, along streams and rivers, near wetlands, and in our own backyards.
At the same time, living with nature brings many unique challenges along with it. Flooding, erosion from streams and rivers, beaver damage, predatory wildlife, and weed infestations are issues that many of us encounter on our properties. We want to give you the tools you need to be good stewards of your land and our natural resources, as well as manage some of the challenges that living with nature can bring.
Snohomish Conservation District has specialists that can visit your property and help you with:
- living by water
- living with wildlife
- shorelines and steep slopes
- non-native weeds
- native plants
- and more!
BWH Program - Attracting Birds to Your Yard with Nesting Boxes and Nesting Sites - Joe Meche
There will be presentations on why Carp Creek's water quality is important and what those in the area may do to help. Different methods of improving the creek's health, such as installing rain gardens and rainwater cisterns, native plants along the stream, and learning how to get involved in water quality citizen science, will be discussed.
Program Highlights & News
We have loads of information, fact sheets, videos and landowner stories to help you learn ways you can manage your land!