Other Events of Interest

Living on an Island: Camano 101

Saturday, September 24, 2022

1:00 PM- 4:00 PM

The Camano Center

606 Arrowhead Road (map)
near Utsalady Elementary

Have a snack and meet the experts on local beaches, parks and trails, landscaping for wildlife, caring for your septic system, emergency preparedness, bus service, recycling and other free resources critical to living on Camano Island.

FOCIP and Camano Wildlife Habitat are Camano 101 co-sponsors and will have tables at this popular FREE community event. Stop by and pick up a Camano Wildlife Habitat sign and/or a FOCIP trail guide and learn more about these great organizations.

WNPS Salal Chapter Fall Native Plant Sale

Once again we have a great selection of plants for sale. We will open the online store on October 14 at 9 am and pickup appointments will be October 27, 28 and 29 in the nursery at 16650 SR 536, west of Mount Vernon.

A list of plant species in the sale is being developed and will be posted no later than October 1 at https://www.wnps.org/salal-programs/plant-sale. At the same time we will post a link to sign up for pickup appointments.

Hosted by the Salal Chapter of Washington Native Plant Society


Camano Island in Washington State became the 10th Community Wildlife Habitat in the nation and now boasts over 1,000 Certified Wildlife Habitats. The effort was led by Val Schroeder, who in 2006 was awarded the Federation’s Volunteer of the Year in response to the many nominations by her peers and NWF-affiliates. She continues to build momentum for wildlife-friendly gardens on her island home. Read More