Events for Nov 5 - Oct 20

How to Make Compost – Start to Finish (9/21 at Kulshan Middle School)

Join the Food Educators of Common Threads Farm in building, maintaining and harvesting a compost pile in this hands-on workshop. Compost is an important part of shifting food production closer to home and reducing "food miles" and the associated emissions and fossil fuel use. You'll also be contributing to the health of our school gardens ... Read more

Chehalis: A Watershed Moment

Join the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) for their virtual Wild & Scenic Film Festival, which inspires environmental activism and a love for nature through film. Wild & Scenic shares an urgent call to action, encouraging festival-goers to learn more about what they can do to save our threatened planet. Viewing options: Watch with NSEA ... Read more

How to Prepare Your Home for Wildfire

Event Recording: This event took place virtually on September 21. A recording of this event is available. Join the Bellingham Fire Department, Office of Emergency Management, and the Whatcom Conservation District for a virtual education event about wildfire risk reduction steps that can make your home safer during a wildfire. Climate change has been a key factor in increasing ... Read more

Climate-Themed Children’s Storytime

Event Recording: You can access the recordings of the climate-themed Children's Storytimes by registering for free on the Library Storytimes page. Join the Children's Department of the Bellingham Public Library for two fun, brain-building, virtual Storytimes with Climate Action themes for kids ages birth to 5 years during Climate Action Week. Each Storytime highlights the ... Read more

Clean up Padden Creek at Fairhaven Park

Join Recreation Northwest as we bike from downtown Bellingham to Fairhaven Park with some stops along the way. We will then meet at the lower pavilion at Fairhaven Park, and get to work removing trash and debris along Padden Creek. All skill levels welcome! Gloves and trash bags will be provided, however participants should come ... Read more

The Hidden Life of Trees (9/22 Showing)

Join Whatcom Million Trees Project (WMTP), Pickford Film Center and multiple local co-sponsors for an in-person showing of the film The Hidden Life of Trees, a new documentary based on Peter Wohlleben's bestselling book of the same name. In-person showings at the Pickford will be on Wednesday, September 22 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, September ... Read more

Emerging Climate Tech: Options for Decarbonization

Join Western Solar for this virtual webinar, where they will run down the list of tools that home and business owners have to live and work Net Zero in the Pacific Northwest. The webinar will specifically focus on energy use in the home to build a comprehensive carbon reduction strategy/plan based on the current and ... Read more

Tell Me Some Good News About Climate and the Salish Sea

Join the Salish Sea Institute, in partnership with the WWU Alumni Association, for a webinar to hear about two significant and ambitious construction projects that are going above and beyond "normal" practices. The Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, set to open October 2021, claims to be "the most progressive, responsible and sustainable arena in the ... Read more

Sheltering in Extreme Weather Events

Join the  Bellingham Fire Department, Office of Emergency Management, and Climate Impacts Group for a virtual education event about sheltering in extreme weather events. Climate change is a contributing factor to more frequent extremes of heat, drought, and rain in the Pacific Northwest. We will discuss the fundamentals of sheltering in place, strategies related to ... Read more

Community Bike Ride

Join Whatcom Smart Trips for a fun bike ride! Decorate your bike and meet us at Waypoint Park at 4 p.m. for tips on safely and confidently biking for transportation. We'll leave from the park at 4:30 p.m. heading up to State St. for a ride to Fairhaven to practice our bike skills. Families with ... Read more