Upcoming Events

Habitat Photos Monitoring and Prize Drawing

Take photos at two of the City's habitat restoration sites during Whatcom Water Week to help us monitor how these sites are maturing over time! Your photo submissions through our Habitat Photos project help us document the progress of the Padden Creek Daylighting and Squalicum Creek Re-route Phases 1 & 2 projects, which were constructed ... Read more

Climate Action Week 2022 Kickoff Event

The City of Bellingham is partnering with the Port of Bellingham and Kulshan Brewing Co. for a free, fun, all-ages event to kick off the City's annual ALL IN for Climate Action Week, a week of climate-themed events hosted by the Bellingham community. Join us on Sunday, September 18 between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. ... Read more

A HOPE PROJECT

A Hope Project was created by three teens. It is a public art installation that tells a progressive story on yard signs illustrating hope and some actions we can each take to protect planet Earth. The signs are on Lynn Street between Eldridge Ave. and Northwest Ave and will be for approximately six months. The naming of A ... Read more

Climate Action Book Lists

Celebrate the planet through advocacy and good stewardship. Bellingham Public Library has materials available in many formats, including print, digital, audio and video, to help you take positive climate action: This World We Call Home Book List - best for adultsChildren's Climate Action Book List - best for childrenConnecting With Our Earth Book List - ... Read more

Harmful Algae Bloom Monitoring in Drayton Harbor

This virtual slide show from the Garden of the Salish Sea Curriculum and Pacific Shellfish Institute describes current Citizen Science monitoring efforts documenting Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) species and other monitoring efforts conducted by the HAB Hunters. Stay tuned for a mystery guest... The virtual slideshow is available below as of September 19 and will ... Read more

Climate StoryWalks®

Take a stroll at two of our amazing local parks and enjoy reading a book outside! Cordata Park and Boulevard Park will each have a StoryWalk® up from September 19-25 with books to help community members of all ages think about the role we play in creating the world we want and protecting what we ... Read more

Become a Neighborhood Tree Ambassador (Webinar)

During this virtual event (and follow-up work-party on Sept. 25), Whatcom Million Trees Project will show you how to directly build local climate resilience by protecting mature trees in your neighborhood! You can attend one or both of the following events: Virtual Webinar/Q&A Monday, September 19, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. During the Sept. 19, ... Read more

Climate Emotions Fueling Climate Action

Join the Climate Activism Lab for this virtual climate conversation. If you find that you are overwhelmed by the climate crisis, exhausted by the challenges of our time, and not sure what steps to take next…this ALL IN for Climate Action Week event is for you! In our hour together, you will learn how to ... Read more

Allied Arts Reuse Thrift Store Bag It Sale

Allied Arts Thrift Store 1418 Cornwall Avenue, Bellingham, WA

Discover the art of creative reuse at the Allied Arts' Art Supply Thrift Store. Gently used art, school and office supplies are available for $5 for a small bag, $15 for medium and $25 for large! Location Allied Arts Thrift Store1418 Cornwall AvenueBellingham, WA 98225 Contact Allied Arts of Whatcom CountyEmail: info@alliedarts.org Phone: (360) 676-8548 Prize ... Read more

*CANCELED* Design Review Board (DRB) Meeting

The Design Review Board (DRB) advises the Planning and Community Development Director and Staff on proposed development projects Meeting Materials Visit the Design Review Meeting Materials webpage to view meeting agendas and supporting materials, which are posted approximately one week prior to the meeting date. Also viewable, are the minutes from past meetings. Attend Meeting At this ... Read more