Natural Resources


Natural Resources supports ecosystems and biodiversity across Island County. The division works to conserve and restore forests, streams, shorelines, wetlands, and wildlife habitats for the benefit of current and future generations. 

Natural Resources includes the following program areas:

Salmon Recovery Tile
Shore Friendly Program Icon
Surface Water Quality Tile
Noxious Weeds Program
Island Local Integrating Organization
Conservation Futures Fund Tile

August 2023 Announcement

Late summer can bring unwanted guests to your outdoor activities! At this time of year, yellowjackets and other stinging insects can be an issue as they forage for dwindling food sources and protect their nests. If you are experiencing issues with stinging insects, click on these links for helpful hints: