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Natural Re​sources

Natural Resources is the branch of Public Health that is concerned with protecting the natural environment for the benefit of human health and the ecosystem.​ Environmental Health is the branch of Public Health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that may affect human health. The goal of Natural Resources is to protect public health through monitoring and restoration of the environment in areas where there are known impairments.

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Island County is Celebrating Earth Month!

Please join Island County staff in discussing the wide range of services provided by your local natural resources team! From soil to stream to shoreline, factors such as noxious weeds, septic systems, and bulkheads can play a significant role in watershed health.  During this 90 minute interactive webinar, panelists will discuss how Island County Public Health is monitoring water quality and taking action to protect you from harmful pollutants in the local drinking water, shellfish beds, and beloved beaches! This event will take place virtually on Thursday, April 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Please visit the link below for free registration: 


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