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October

  • Thursday, October 23rd - The Outback 3pm-5pm
    Come check out Western's very own farm. We will be removing undesired foliage from the forest garden paths. Meet at the Outback's Covered Shelter just south of Fairhaven College.
    Walking Map


  • Saturday, October 25th - Schell Creek Marsh (Ferndale) 9am-12pm
    Join the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) and be a part of Make a Difference Day and help plant native trees along the Schell Creek/Marsh to improve salmon habitat. From Bellingham, head North on I-5 and take exit #262 to W. Axton Rd./Main St. in Ferndale. Continue on Main St., then take a left onto 1st Ave and take the 3rd left onto Cherry St. and look for the NSEA signs. Parking is available at the Ferndale library.
    Map | No Bus - Must Carpool

 

November

  • Saturday, November 1st - Euclid Park 10am-12pm
    Help Bellingham Parks plant trees and remove ivy at this relaxing park! Parking is limited, please bus, bike or carpool.
    Map | Bus To | Bus From


  • Saturday, November 1st - Squalicum Creek 9am-12pm
    Join Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) and Woodway Senior Living for a day of native tree planting, mulching and invasive plant removal along Squalicum Creek. Parking is available at Cornwall Park off of Meridian St. Look for NSEA signs and shuttle.
    Map | Bus To | Bus From


  • Thursday, November 6th Sehome Hill Arboretum 1pm-3pm
    Get to know this beautiful forested area next to campus! We will be removing English Ivy and Yellow Archangel along the main Arboretum road. Meet at the parking lot at the top of the road. Allow 15-20 minutes to walk up the hill from campus.
    Walking Map


  • Saturday, November 8th - Connelly Creek Nature Area 10am-12pm
    Help Bellingham Parks with small cedars and spruces in this planting. We will be removing invasive plants and spreading mulch to keep this new restoration site growing! Park on west end of Whatcom Farmers Co-Op and walk north on 30th street to site.
    Map | Bus To | Bus From


  • Saturday, November 8th Rock Hill Park 1:30pm-3:30pm
    Come plant native species and remove invasives like Himalayan Blackberry. Rock Hill Park is in the York Neighborhood, in the alley of Humboldt and Iron st, just a block east of Nelson's Market.
  • Thursday, November 13th Arboretum 2pm-4pm
    Get to know this beautiful forested area next to campus! We will be removing invasive English Ivy in the northern portion of the Arboretum. Meet at the signed trailhead at the northern tip of the Arboretum, at the intersection of Jersey and Myrtle Streets. From campus a walk along the Jersey Street Trail (behind Edens Hall) will lead you to the meeting location.
    Walking Map


  • Saturday, November 15th - Little Squalicum 9am-12pm
    Join the NSEA and Bellingham Parks in restoring this section of Squalicum Creek. We will plant, remove invasive weeds, and spread mulch. Park in the lower Bellingham Technical College parking lot and follow the Greenways Work Party signs.
    Map | Bus To | Bus From


  • Friday, November 21st Arboretum 1pm-3pm
    Get to know this beautiful forested area next to campus! We will be removing invasive English Ivy.


  • Saturday, November 22nd - Lake Padden 10am-12pm
    Help Bellingham Parks and this Bellingham favorite by planting natives and removing invasive plants. Take the east entrance from Samish Way to the main parking lot next to the playground, look for signs.
    Map | Bus To (arrives at 10:18AM) | Bus From


  • Saturday, November 22nd - Stimpson Family Nature Reserve 9am-12pm
    Whatcom Land Trust will be planting trees, weeding, installing a kiosk, and preparing the trail for Thanksgiving crowd with Please carpool if possible.  From I-5 take the Lakeway Drive exit (253) and turn east  Follow Lakeway Drive east for 3.4 miles to Lake Louise Road.  Turn right and continue 1.6 miles to the parking lot on your left. Look for WLT signs.
    Map | Bus To (arrives at 10AM) | Bus From (leaves at 11:50)

 

December

  • Saturday, December 6th - Happy Valley Park 9am-12pm
    Join Bellingham Parks in tackling blackberry, planting and mulching in the parkland between Connelly Creek & Padden Creek. Park on west end of Whatcom Farmers Co-Op and walk north on 30th, head west on Cowgill Avenue to the trail entrance. Look for the Greenways Work Party signs. Please do not park in the neighborhood where parking is limited
    Map | Bus To (arrives at 9:17AM) | Bus From


Page Updated 10.20.2014