Thriving Communities

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San Juan County’s rural character is reflected in its open fields, working farms, and tranquil forests. Friends works to retain San Juan County’s intact resource lands, wetlands, prairies, and cultural traditions to preserve the unique character of the islands and the natural processes that depend on a thriving, resilient landscape.

Livable Communities

Friends protects the island’s lands from development that harms our resources, farms, and bucolic landscape. Learn More 〉〉

Climate Change

Climate change is altering the environment. Friends is dedicated to making the San Juan  islands climate resilient. Learn More 〉〉

Cultural Restoration

Friends honors the Coast Salish tribal heritage and culture by supporting the restoration of indigenous culture on the islands. Learn More 〉〉

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