Northwest Swan Conservation Association

With 2016 taking flight, Northwest Swan Conservation Association continues its commitment
to conservation of one of our most beautiful birds – Swans.

Who We Are

Local organization dedicated to the stewardship and conservation of our native swans

What We Do

Efforts to conserve swans: agricultural and wetland habitat conservation, education, outreach, scientific study and more.

Where To Watch

Johnson-DeBay Swan Reserve, near Mount Vernon, Washington

Support Our Washington Swans

Keep Them Gracing Our Skies and Wetlands

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Photo By Joseph Scalia

Trumpeter Swans from 1981

Historical photo of Trumpeter Swans from 1981 at Big Lake near Mt. Vernon, WA. At that time about 400 Trumpeter Swans wintered in this area with about an equal number of Tundra Swans. Now there are about 9,000 swans in this same area. A testament to collaborative work with government agencies, farmers, citizens and nongovernmental organizations like NWSCA. Source: Skagit Valley Herald.

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WINSTON BANKO

Tribute to Winston Banko
The Trumpeter Swans lost a wonderful friend this year, the man who gave us the crucial foundation for the past 65 years of swan conservation and restoration efforts
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