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Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at Maritime Heritage Park with NSEA & WNPS

Maritime Heritage Park 1600 C St, Bellingham, Washington

Join The City of Bellingham, the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA), and the Washington Native Plant Society (WNPS) as we remove invasive vegetation and plant native trees and shrubs to revitalize salmon habitat in the heart of downtown Bellingham.  All ages and abilities welcome. Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Tools, gloves, and instructions are provided. ... Read more

Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at Big Rock Garden Park

Big Rock Garden Park 2900 Sylvan Street, Bellingham, Washington

Join the Friends of Big Rock Garden and Whatcom Million Trees Project as we help clean sculptures and maintain the stunning grounds of Big Rock Garden Park in this peaceful garden setting. All ages and abilities welcome! Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Tools, gloves, and instructions are provided. Please dress ... Read more

Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at Railroad Trail at Vining St. & View Ridge Dr.

Railroad Trail 2214 Vining St, Bellingham, Washington

Join Park Steward Richard in helping us remove invasive Himalayan Blackberry to restore this beloved trail. All ages and abilities welcome. Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Tools, gloves, and instructions are provided. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes.  This event will follow current health department guidelines and ... Read more

Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at Cornwall Park (North) with NSEA and WMTP in honor of David Taylor

Cornwall Memorial Park 3424 Meridian Street, Bellingham, Washington

Join the City, Whatcom Million Trees Project, and the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) as we work along the creek in the north end of the park to remove invasive Himalayan Blackberry and English Ivy to restore this stately forest. This work party is being held in honor of David Taylor, a long-term steward of ... Read more

Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at Connelly Creek Nature Area (South) with NSEA

Connelly Creek Nature Area, South 2999-2849 Donovan Avenue, Bellingham, Washington

Help restore wildlife habitat with the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) in this lovely park on the south side of Bellingham! All ages and abilities welcome. Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Tools, gloves, and instructions are provided. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes.  This event will follow ... Read more

Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at Harriet Spanel Park 

Harriet Spanel Park 1200 Franklin Street, Bellingham, Washington

Join Park Steward Mark and the York Neighborhood Association in removing weeds, mulching, and picking up litter to care for this lovely gem of a park! All ages and abilities welcome. Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Tools, gloves, and instructions are provided. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy ... Read more

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Community Work Party

Celebrate the collective power of community with the City of Bellingham, Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA), and many other community partners for a volunteer work party in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, a federal holiday encouraging Americans to take an active role in improving their communities. The work party will ... Read more

Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at 16th Street Trail

16th Street Trail 1511 Mill Avenue, Bellingham, Washington

Join us for a planting party at the secret 16th Street Trail with our Park Steward Ray who will help us lead this stewardship event. All ages and abilities welcome. Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Tools, gloves, and instructions are provided. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. ... Read more

Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at East Meadow

East Meadow 250 Milton Street, Bellingham, Wa

Join us as we help restore this lovely pocket of nature in the Samish neighborhood! All ages and abilities welcome. Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Tools, gloves, and instructions are provided. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Additional information will be emailed to registered participants. Register early, ... Read more

Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at Fairhaven Park

Fairhaven Park 107 Chuckanut Drive North, Bellingham, Washington

Remove invasive English Ivy and plant native trees and shrubs while stewarding Padden Creek with us! All ages and abilities welcome. Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Tools, gloves, and instructions are provided. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Additional information will be emailed to registered participants. Register ... Read more