San Juan County Marine Resources Committee (MRC) is a voluntary citizens advisory group to County Government, established in 1996. Our mission is to protect and restore the marine waters, habitats and species of the Salish Sea to achieve ecosystem health and sustainable resource use.

MRC Recruitment

The MRC is currently looking to fill one or two vacant committee member positions. Are you passionate about the Salish Sea? Do you want to make a difference for local waterways?

The MRC would like to recruit candidates with a background in any of the following areas:

  • Ports or marinas
  • Shoreline development and or planning
  • Commercial fishing
  • Tourism
  • Marine science

It is also important that individuals are keen to take an active role in:

  • Learning about marine conservation
  • Participating in science-based research
  • Contributing to informed policy recommendations
July MRC Meeting

Learn more about our projects and how you can get involved by attending our monthly meetings on the first Thursday of the month at San Juan Island Grange.

Photo: NWSI