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LEAD Work Party - Open to All - Sat 7th Bellingham Parks Nursery 10-12pm

Saturday, Mar 7, 10 am
Park in the lot near 1400 Old Woburn and follow the signs to the site.

Sat 7th Bellingham Parks Nursery 10-12pm

Help pot plants! Volunteers will be guided through the process of potting bare-root trees and shrubs. These plants will ensure a stock for future restoration projects in Bellingham’s Parks and trails. The nursery is location at the Parks Operations office. Park in the lot near 1400 Old Woburn and follow the signs to the site. Register | Bus Info | Directions

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LEAD Work Party - Open to All - Sat 7th Bellingham Parks Nursery 1-3pm

Saturday, Mar 7, 1 pm
Park in the lot near 1400 Old Woburn and follow the signs to the site.

Sat 7th Bellingham Parks Nursery 1-3pm

Everybody is welcome and appreciated! You don't need to be a Western student, faculty, staff or enrolled in a specific class to come to any of our work parties.

Help pot plants! Volunteers will be guided through the process of potting bare-root trees and shrubs. These plants will ensure a stock for future restoration projects in Bellingham’s Parks and trails. The nursery is location at the Parks Operations office. Park in the lot near...

This event does not require an RSVP.

LEAD Work Party - Open to All - Sat 28th Connelly Creek Nature Area 10am - 12pm

Saturday, Feb 28, 10 am
Park in the Whatcom Farmers Co-op parking lot off 30th (near 3000 Donovan Ave.) and follow the signs.

Sat 28th Connelly Creek Nature Area 10am - 12pm

Everybody is welcome and appreciated! You don't need to be a Western student, faculty, staff or enrolled in a specific class to come to any of our work parties. 

Joint party with City of Bellingham and the Boy Scouts. Come help Ryan work towards his Eagle Scout rank! We will be removing invasives, planting, and mulching. Park in the Whatcom Farmers Co-op parking lot off 30th (near 3000 Donovan Ave.) and follow the...

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GMO OMG! Is this the end of real food? Film showing at Nash Hall 2pm All are Welcome :-)

Saturday, Feb 21, 2 pm
Nash Hall Common Area

Join us to watch this 90 minute film and enjoy free doughnuts and hot chocolate!

Presented by LEAD - Learning Environment Action Discovery

Description of film: GMO OMG director and concerned father Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers. How do GMOs affect our children, the health of our planet, and our freedom of choice? And perhaps the ultimate question, which Seifert tests himself: is it even possible to reject the food system currently in place, or have we lost...

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LEAD Work Party - Open to All - Sat 21st Little Squalicum Park 10am - 12pm

Saturday, Feb 21, 10 am
Park in the Bellingham Technical College lot (near 3006 W Illinois St) and follow the signs.

Sat 21st - Little Squalicum Park 10am - 12pm

Everybody is welcome and appreciated! You don't need to be a Western student, faculty, staff or enrolled in a specific class to come to any of our work parties. 

Come join ReSources and Bellingham Parks in caring for this great park! We will be removing blackberries and other invasives. Park in the Bellingham Technical College lot (near 3006 W Illinois St) and follow the signs. Register | Bus Info | Directions

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Silver Creek

Saturday, Mar 9, 9 am
Silver Creek

Join NSEA and the Whatcom Conservation District in restoring chum and coho salmon habitat on Silver Creek! Come plant native trees and shrubs at this new restoration site. Parking is available at Whatcom Day Academy on Northwest Drive. Look for NSEA signs and shuttle.

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Big Rock Garden Park

Saturday, Mar 9, 1 pm
Big Rock Garden Park

Join City of Bellingham in planting and transplanting native plants in this Silver Beach neighborhood park above Lake Whatcom. More details coming soon…  

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Cordata Park

Saturday, Feb 23, 10 am
Cordata Park

Come explore this new and dynamic restoration project! We will remove invasive plants, plant native plants and mulch around a large restoration effort. Park in the designated spaces at Birchwood Presbyterian Church on Meadowbrook Ct. Follow signs on the trail about ¼ mile to the site. Parking is limited, so please bus or carpool if possible.

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Outback Farm

Saturday, Mar 16, 10 am
The Outback Farm, Fairhaven's campus

Come check out Western's very own farm! We will pull out invasive Himalayan blackberry bushes near the Forest Garden. Meet at the entrance to the Outback Farm, near Fairhaven College.

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Little Squalicum Creek Park

Saturday, Dec 1, 9 am
Park in the lower Bellingham Technical College parking lot and follow the signs to the work site.

Come join the efforts of Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) and Bellingham Parks Volunteer Program along the new stream riparian restoration site. Help thin, plant native trees & shrubs and mulch!

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Terrell Creek

Saturday, Nov 17, 10 am
From 1-5 North, heading toward Blaine, take the Grandview Rd exit (#266) and head west. Follow for about 7 miles and turn right at the stop sign at Jackson Rd. Parking is available in the parking lot at the former Birch Bay Bible Church on the left. Follow signs to the work site.

Help NSEA, Sunrise Rotary, and The Chums of Terrell Creek work to maintain this beautiful restoration site and plant native trees and shrubs along the banks of Terrell Creek.

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Crooked Path

Saturday, Nov 17, 10 am
The trail is between High & Garden Streets. Meet on High Street across from Laurel Park. Due to limited parking, biking or walking is recommended.

Planting, mulching and removing non-native invasive plants will be the order of the day. Restoration along this trail has come a long ways since it started in spring 2006

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Maritime Heritage Park

Saturday, Nov 10, 9 am
Meet at the north end of C St. near the fish hatchery; access from Holly St. Parking in the lot may be limited due to fishing season and construction of the Perry Center for Fisheries & Aquaculture Sciences. Street parking on D & Dupont.

Help Bellingham Parks Volunteer Program & the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) remove invasive plants, plant and mulch to improve salmon habitat.

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Aurand/Deets Farm

Saturday, Nov 3, 9 am
Located east of Cornwall Park - look for the NSEA signs driving north on Meridian St. from Bellingham. Turn right onto Birchwood Ave and park in the medical plaza across the street.

Help NSEA and local land owners plants native trees and shrubs, remove invasive vegetation and do lite maintenance along their property to enhance wild salmon habitat.

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Connelly Creek Nature Area

Saturday, Nov 3, 10 am
Meet at the southern entrance off Donovan Ave. Parking is very limited so please walk, carpool, ride your bike or take a bus. Park & Ride at the southern end of 32nd.

Join the Happy Valley neighborhood to improve this special area. We will be planting native trees, mulching, and removing invasive plants!

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Squalicum Creek Park

Saturday, Oct 27, 9 am
Park in the Squalicum Creek Park parking lot off Squalicum Pkwy across from West St then follow signs to work site.

Take part in establishing an urban forest surrounding the park by planting trees and mulching around the existing trees!

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Whatcom Creek Trail

Saturday, Oct 20, 9 am
Park at the baseball lot at the corner of Puget & Fraser Streets. Walk the boardwalk trail east along Fraser to the cross walk, then follow the trail north & west to the worksite. It is a 1/2 mile walk. Watch for signs along the trail.

Lend a hand with Bellingham Parks & Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) to improve salmon habitat and other wildlife along Whatcom Creek. We will be removing invasive plants, mulching around native trees & shrubs, and add some native plants

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Happy Valley Park

Saturday, Jun 2, 9 am
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North Cascades National Park Work Party!

Saturday, May 26, All Day
Colonial Creek Campground and Thunder Creek Trails

HOW AWESOME IS THIS? We have the opportunity to help the North Cascades National Park and the North Cascades Institute by hiking the Thunder Creek and Thunder Knob Trails and pulling Herb Robert (a.k.a. Stinky Bob)- an invasive species up in the Park. Feel free to come up to the Park Friday night and camp- the Park will waive the camping fee for a night so you can wake up where the work party begins Saturday morning! We will be working for two hours in the morning...

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Squalicum Creek Park

Saturday, May 5, 10 am
Squalicum Creek Parkway across from West St.
We’re growing a forest and need your help to keep the trees healthy by shearing around native trees and mulching to help them grow! Park parking lot in Park just off of Squalicum Parkway across from West St. Walk along the path that goes between the restrooms and the baseball field and continue over the grass hill until you see the work site.
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Whatcom Creek at City Hall

Saturday, May 12, 10 am
Grand Street & Commercial
Join the Bellingham Kiwanis on the Whatcom Creek Trail behind City Hall. The organization holds regular work parties at the site, removing invasive plants & mulching. Kiwanis also provides a BBQ lunch for volunteers at the end of the work party. Park in the City Hall lot between Grand & Commercial.
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Maritime Heritage Park

Saturday, Apr 28, 9 am
C Street & Holly
Help Bellingham Parks Volunteer Program & the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) remove invasive plants and improving salmon habitat. Meet at the north end of C St. near the fish hatchery; access from Holly St.
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