On Sunday, October 15, U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will tour Zylstra Lake on San Juan Island, a 541 acre property acquired by the San Juan County Land Bank and San Juan Preservation Trust through a $1 million U.S. Fish and Wildlife National Coastal Wetlands Conservation grant. The acquisition is part of a larger conservation project within the False Bay watershed which includes lakes, wetlands and water rights.
Larsen will then meet with the San Juan Economic Development Council to receive an update on its collaboration with Skagit Valley Community College to develop training programs for trade careers. Larsen has introduced the Youth Access to American Jobs Act of 2017, legislation to help high school students access highly-skilled jobs by creating partnerships between community colleges and state apprenticeships.
Sunday, October 15
2 to 3 p.m. –Larsen to tour Zylstra Lake (The tour of Zylstra Lake will depart from the Friday Harbor American Legion Post 163 at 2 p.m.)
3:10 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. - Larsen will meet with San Juan Economic Development Council at the Bean Café, 150 1st Street, Friday Harbor