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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Thank you Anacortes High School Green Club

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Thank you to the Anacortes High School Green Club for helping us enrich the habitat of the Community Forest Lands by planting alder trees and twinberry next to the 32nd Street Swamp.  The area used to be mowed but is now an emergent wetland in ne...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Approval of the Parks and Recreation Plan

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The Anacortes City Council approved the Parks and Recreation Plan on February 3. The plan goes into effect on February 17th. Thanks to members of the public, Parks and Recreation Commissioners and city staff who helped develop and improve this plan.

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Boat Launch Update for Pass Holders Past and Present

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Reminder to Boaters: the Washington Park boat launch repair project was completed last week, and the launch was opened and fully functional on Friday, January 10th

Special thank you to TransPac Marinas and Culbertson Marine for exceptional deliv...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

January Parks Board Meeting Canceled

The Anacortes Park Board meeting that was scheduled for January 14 has been cancelled due to hazardous road conditions and a lack of a quorum. The next Parks Board meeting is scheduled for February 11th 6 pm at Anacortes City Hall.

Thank you,

APRD Staff

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Road Closure Update

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Due to hazardous road conditions, the Anacortes Parks and Recreation staff has closed Mt. Erie Road and the Washington Park Loop Road on Tuesday January 14th. If you have any questions or concerns please call us at 360-293-1918

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Washington Park Boat Launch Re-Opening

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The Washington Park boat launch will open with new floats and pilings at 10 AM on Friday, January 10th. Thank you to TransPac Marinas and Culbertson Marine for the exceptional delivery of materials and services. The work of several City Public Works, Plan...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Washington Park 2020 season boat parking permits on sale/Launch Update

Washington Park 2020 annual boat trailer lot parking passes are now available at the Anacortes Parks & Recreation Office. They will be available for online purchase as of January 1, 2020, at 

https://anacortesparksandrecreation.sportsiteslabs....

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Transition Fidalgo and Friends Partnership

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Anacortes Parks and Recreation is happy to partner with Transition Fidalgo and Friends, on the forest monitoring project in the Anacortes Community Forest Lands. Transition Fidalgo has supplied the citizen scientists and the City has supplied resources an...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

2019 Anacortes Parks and Recreation Draft Comprehensive Plan Draft

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The Anacortes Parks and Recreation Draft Comprehensive Plan will return to City Council on November 4th for review and comment. Questions? Please contact Anacortes Parks and Recreation at 360-293-1918. Thank you.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

City and Skagit Land Trust working to update conservation easement program

When the Conservation Easement Program (CEP) was created in 1999 to protect the Community Forest Lands from logging, mining or commercial development, the City worked with Skagit Land Trust and the Friends of the Forest to make it a success.   Th...

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