We protect

the saltwater Islands of Skagit County for generations to come.

We believe

community engagement in local land use planning and development can have positive, lasting impact.

We act

to monitor and support the responsible enforcement of state and national laws that protect the environment.


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March Point Needs Regulations to Guide Future Uses

July 21, 2024

The current rules governing development at the March Point industrial area are vague and inadequate …


Back at the Gravel Pit: Permit Applicant Appeals Hearing Examiner’s Latest Decision

June 20, 2024

After nearly two years and two appeals, on May 21, 2024, the Skagit County Hearing Examiner denied t…


The Next Twenty Years – Comprehensive Plan Updates

June 19, 2024

The City of Anacortes and Skagit County recently began Comprehensive Plan updates that are slated fo…


A wild, healthy, sustainable Skagit County

depends on you.

photo by Sandra Spargo


Skagit County SMP (Shoreline Master Program)

Skagit County shorelines are at risk of development. The health of our marine environment is tied to the health and condition of its shorelines. Orcas, salmon, eelgrass, forage fish, crabs, and clean water depend upon well-functioning shorelines.

Permit Denied for Lake Erie Gravel Mine Expansion

On May 22, 2024, the Skagit County Hearing Examiner denied the special…

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