Work Party Schedule

The Bellingham Parks Volunteer Program offers small-scale community work parties during fall, winter, and spring at parks and trails throughout the city. Most work parties take place on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

All work parties follow strict COVID-19 guidelines and pre-registration is required. Please review our Safe Start Plan for details about our policies so we can keep everyone as safe as possible. Space is limited so please register early.

All ages and abilities are welcome. Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

We provide tools, gloves, hand sanitizer, and instructions. Please dress for the weather and wear your mask, sturdy shoes, long pants, and weather-appropriate clothing. Parking information and reminders will be emailed to registered participants. If you sign up, please show up!

Upcoming Events

Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at Arroyo Park with NSEA
9:00 am
Team up with The City and NSEA to remove invasive species and reduce erosion into this salmon-bearin…
Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at West Cemetery Creek
9:00 am
Join us as we work to improve water quality and repair fish habitat in this recently restored sectio…
Make a Difference Day 2022 Volunteer Work Party
9:00 am
Celebrate Make A Difference Day and Arbor Day with the City of Bellingham and Nooksack Salmon Enhanc…
Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at Sehome Arboretum with WWU LEAD
9:00 am
The Arboretum is being eaten alive by invasive English Ivy and Himalayan Blackberry! Come help save …
Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at Maritime Heritage Park with NSEA & WNPS
9:00 am
Join The City of Bellingham, the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA), and …
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Stewardship Resources
Park Steward Program
Bellingham Parks Guide
Bellingham Trails Guide
Parks Recreation and Open Space Plan
Greenways Program


​​​Parks Volunteer Program
Phone: (360) 778-7105

Parks and Recreation Contacts