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!
Come hear two experts who can help you learn the tricks to ‘Living with Beavers'!
If you have beavers on or near your property, you may have trees that look like this one!
Did you know there are ways to live peacefully with beavers and allow them to paddle around your wetland or pond, build their dams, and raise their young with little to no impact on your activities?
Program Highlights & News
We have loads of information, fact sheets, videos and landowner stories to help you learn ways you can manage your land!