Action Center

Sign Up for Action Alerts

Stay informed. Make a difference. Don’t miss our periodic alerts on issues and actions impacting the San Juans and Salish Sea. Select Regional Action Alerts from the list of emails.

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Give Southern Residents space!

New vessel distance requirements will take effect in 2025 but you can take the pledge today to voluntarily stay 1,000 yards away. Give Southern Residents the space they need to forage, feed, rest, and rear their young!

Take the Pledge!

Take the Green Boater Pledge

Boaters play a crucial role in safeguarding the diverse species that inhabit the Salish Sea. Whether you’re on a sailboat or powerboat, take the pledge lessen your impact on the wildlife and communities that rely on these waters for sustenance and shelter.

Take the Pledge!

Report Land Use Violations

Common land use violations could include unauthorized activities such as shoreline tree removal, draining or filling of wetlands, vacation rentals, and the construction or expansion of on-beach structures such as stairs or bulkheads. If you observe a potential land use violation in San Juan County, we recommend that you contact the County’s Code Enforcement department.

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Adopt a Beach

Pledge with Plastic Free Salish Sea to help clean your favorite beach. You could clean every week, every two weeks, once a month, or once every two months—whatever works for you!

I’m a beach steward!

Volunteer with us!

All volunteers receive complimentary memberships for just four hours of their time. Browse a list of real-time volunteer needs, and sign up for upcoming volunteer events or specific interest lists. From photography to field work parties, community science, issue advocacy, and more …

Find my volunteer opportunity!

The Friends of the San Juans are at the forefront in efforts to prevent oil spills from impacting the San Juans. They work to identify the threats and then work with the US Coast Guard, Ecology, and others to get the best oil spill planning and prevention efforts in place.

Debby Clausen and Kim Sundberg

members, San Juan Island