The Friday Harbor Marine Health Observatory is an organization of local volunteers who conduct scientific research and education with the community, in order to strengthen the ecological, economic, and cultural resilience of the marine environment in Friday Harbor.

Kwiaht, the Center for Historical Ecology of the Salish Sea, organizes the Friday Harbor Marine Health Observatory with support from the Port of Friday Harbor. They also organize the Fisherman Bay Marine Health Observatory on Lopez Island and the Indian Island Marine Health Observatory in Eastsound. Kwiáht is a 501 (C) (3) nonprofit Washington State corporation. Donations are tax-deductible.