Old Camano

Manaco Camano Raft pictures August to October 2014, with Seals, Shrimp, Crabs pictures Manaco Camano Raft pictures August to October 2014, with Seals, Shrimp, Crabs pictures

Manaco Underwater Camera Nov-Dec 2012 Manaco Underwater Camera Nov-Dec 2012

Manaco Underwater Camera Aug-Sept 2012 Manaco Underwater Camera Aug-Sept 2012

Manaco Seal Rafts 2012 Manaco Seal Rafts 2012

Manaco Oysters 2012 Manaco Oysters 2012

Cama Beach Landslide Waterfall 2011 Cama Waterfall 2011

Manaco Eagles 2011 Manaco Eagles 2011

Manaco Eagles 2010 Manaco Eagles 2010

Manaco Beach Sign Manaco Beach Sign

Cama Beach State Park Cama Beach State Park

Manaco Beach Oysters (2005, 2006, Spring 2007) Manaco Beach Oysters

Manaco Oyster Pot Evolution 2005-2008 Manaco Oyster Pot Evolution 2005-2008

1960 Land Owners Names Map 1960 Land Owners Names Map

Tourist Map 1959 Tourist Map 1959

Manaco Camano Raft Feb-March 2014, Nighttime River Otters Manaco Camano Raft pictures Feb-March 2014, Nighttime River Otters

Manaco Underwater Camera Pics (mainly shrimp) December 2012 Manaco

Manaco Underwater Camera Pics June-July 2012 Manaco Underwater Camera Pics June-July 2012

Camano Salmon 1980's Camano Salmon 1980's

Manaco to Cama Landslides, spring 2011 Manaco to Cama Landslides, spring 2011

Manaco shellfish update 2011, 2010, 2009 Manaco shellfish update 2011, 2010, 2009

Manaco Hummingbirds Manaco Hummingbirds

1958 Tourist Map 1958 Tourist Map

Camano Eagle Nests each dot is an eagle nest Eagle Nests

2/4/06 Storm 2/4/06 Storm

Thanksgiving Day Storm of 11/24/83 Thanksgiving Day Storm of November 24, 1983

Baby Island Driftwood Shores

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Manaco Camano Raft April to July 2014, Seals, Fireworks, Shrimp, Birds, Deer, Otter, and Crabs Manaco Camano Raft April to July 2014, Seals, Fireworks, Shrimp, Birds, Deer, Otter, and Crabs

Manaco Eagles 2012 & 2011 Manaco Eagles 2012 & 2011

Vivian the eagle 2011 Vivian the eagle 2011

Coupeville Dock & Mussel festival 2011 Coupeville Dock & Mussel festival 2011

Manaco Eagles 2009 Manaco Eagles 2009

Manaco Resort 1958 Manaco Resort 1958

September 30, 2008 Camano Neighbors Shellfish Pots/Bags September 30, 2008 Camano Neighbors Shellfish Pots/Bags

Manaco Beach Aerial Manaco Beach

Driftwood Shores Driftwood Shores

Camano Democratic Caucus of 2/9/08 Camano Democratic Caucus of 2/9/08

Some Obama Pictures Some Obama Pictures

  • I'm (Louie Bloom) from Manaco Beach, Camano Island. I've lived on Camano (off and on), since 1957. I installed septic systems from 1980 to 2003. I like collecting and sharing facts and documents.

    I've got another website/blog at http://lbloom.net

  • My latest hobby/entertainment is growing oysters. Oysters grow great in our Camano Island waters, if protected from storms and predators. Here's some oyster information

  • There was a 1930 oyster growing operation in Port Susan by Warm Beach.

    There is an Island County 1933 Plat of Camano BluePoint Oyster Tracts in the middle of Port Susan saltwater.

  • There's a public oyster beach at Penn Cove, on Whidbey Island.

  • Here's a few links to oyster/shellfish webpages that I like.

  • Here's a 1958 Camano Island Tourist map. (300 KB) My parents, Melvin and Mary Bloom owned Manaco Resort.

  • Here's a 1959 Camano Island Tourist map with resort and realty ads. (180 KB)

  • Here's an article from the February 1994 Stanwood/Camano News Soundings that tells about the history of Camano Island resorts. (480 Kilobytes)

  • Here's information about Baby Island.

  • This is a link to a 1.2 megabyte Camano Island 1960 Metzger Map with property owner names It's a great map! I wish they had maps like this today.

  • This is a link to a 1994 Everett Herald newspaper article and 1994 Mother Jones magazine cartoon story about when a creationist lecturer gave a talk at a Stanwood school, and how a local "activist" was able to change the school and school board policy.

  • Some Wa St Univ people walked the 50.2 miles of shoreline around Camano Island in May/June 2002. There's pictures with lots of Camano seashore information. http://island.wsu.edu/camano/harden/

  • Here's a website about Island County Beach Watchers, with Camano beach information. beachwatchers.wsu.edu/

  • This is a link to photocopies of the 1930 U.S. Camano Island Census

  • Names, job titles, and salaries of 2004 City of Stanwood (32 employees), 2002 Island County (402 employees), 2002 Stanwood/Camano Island School District (599 employees).

  • This is a link to Phillip Harmon federal courthouse documents. If you've been on Camano since 1994, you know what this is about.

  • Here's information from the July 5, 1994 Stanwood/Camano News article, about public and private beaches on Camano.

  • Are there whales or orcas around Camano today? Find out at http://www.orcanetwork.org/

  • I'm shellfish gardening, oysters, manila clams and mussels at manaco beach

  • The Island County Auditor has a searchable database about Island County deeds, marriage/birth/death certificates, liens, easements, power of attorneys, ect..., lots of historical and current information.

  • I've uploaded all the 2005 Island County Assessor Tax Data for Whidbey and Camano, with aerial photos and 1/4 section parcel maps.

    Island County Assessor information can also be found at http://www.islandcounty.net/assessor/index.html

    This is a link to a series of Manaco Beach e-mail webpages I sent out to mainly relatives, that chronicled my brothers dogs broken leg mending. It's got an excessive amount of information about Manaco Beach, where I live.


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    Manaco Camano Raft March 2014 River Otters, Cormorants, & Seals Manaco Camano Raft March 2014 River Otters, Cormorants, & Seals

    Manaco Crabbing 2012 & 2011 Manaco Crabbing 2012 & 2011

    Manaco Crabbing 1996 to 2004 Manaco Beach Crabbing 6/10/02

    Manaco Raft Otters/Seals 2010 Manaco Raft Otters/Seals 2010

    Onamac Otters 2009 Onamac Otters 2009

    The Awesome Beach The Awesome Beach

    September 30, 2008 Shellfish Update and Summer Bottom Fishing September 30, 2008 Shellfish Update

    May 16, 2008 Shellfish Update May 16, 2008 Shellfish Update

    March 27, 2008 Shellfish update March 27, 2008 Shellfish update

    Oyster Gardening (Summer 2007) Oyster Gardening

    Aerial Map of Puget Sound Aerial Map of Puget Sound

    Click on the below Camano section map numbers, to go to a page with Camano Island 2005 assessor data, 1/4 section parcel maps, and aerial photos.

    Click on the below Whidbey section map numbers, to go to a page with aerial photos, 1/4 section property parcel maps, assessor and well data.

    Click on the below Whidbey section map numbers, to go to a page with aerial photos, 1/4 section property parcel maps, assessor and well data.

    Click on the below Whidbey section map numbers, to go to a page with aerial photos, 1/4 section property parcel maps, assessor and well data.


    manaco@whidbey.net


    My nieces husband (above picture) died in Afghanistan on October 20, 2008.
    To see more pictures and information about Major Robert D. Lindenau, click here.