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Envisioning a world where we co-exist peacefully and responsibly with nature and each other.

Encouraging youth engagement in the conservation and stewardship of the San Juan Islands.

Partnering with local, state and national organizations in joint educational programs.

Building citizenship, leadership, stewardship, partnership & community.

The Madrona Institute is an independent 501(c)3 non-governmental organization based in the San Juan Islands of Washington.  At Madrona, we envision a community and a world in which human beings co-exist peacefully with each other and responsibly with nature.  Our mission is to encourage community dialogue and leadership, and to engage the next generation in conservation and stewardship.

San Juan Island Conservation Corps

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The Madrona Institute operates the San Juan Island Conservation Corps (SJICC) as a youth stewardship program co-sponsored with the Stewardship Network of the San Juans and in partnership with San Juan Island National Historical Park.

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Orcas Island Conservation Corps

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The Madrona Institute successfully launched the Orcas Island Conservation Corps (OICC) in 2013 as a youth stewardship program modeled after the San Juan Island Conservation Corps and the Lopez Island Conservation Corps.

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Lopez Island Conservation Corps

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Partnering with the SJICC and OYCC, The Lopez Island Conservation Corps (LICC) was established in 2007 as a non-profit organization providing youth opportunities to participate in environmental conservation activities on Lopez Island.

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