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The San Juan Islands Conservation District has recently partnered with Orcas Power and Light Cooperative (OPALCO), our rural electric cooperative, to accelerate efforts in the community to expand energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy use.
Conservation Districts are in the business of voluntary stewardship. The San Juan Islands Conservation District (SJICD), like the other 44 Conservation Districts across the state, promotes the use of best management practices (BMPs) by landowners to protect and enhance natural resources.
The San Juan Islands Conservation District provides one free soil analysis for everyone who has taken advantage of our Farm Planning or Cost Share program. If you have not taken advantage of these programs, you still qualify as a San Juan County resident for a reduced fee.
Composting turns food waste into fertilizing soil, which saves money and enriches your garden.
Climate change is affecting ecosystems around the world, and especially here at home in the Salish Sea. Click here for an introduction to this global issue, and links to education about the science behind climate change
Browse our maps of local watersheds, soil types, and more!
In 2013, the San Juan Islands Conservation District provided financial and technical assistance to landowners and residents in implementing twelve on-the-ground conservation projects.