Fairhaven Park Entrance Gateway

Description This project involves the design and construction of a new entrance sign, which will also function as a gateway structure for this community park. The proposed entryway structure will be located at the main entrance to the park on Chuckanut Drive. Funding $75,000 in Park Impact Fees is budgeted for design, permitting, and construction. ... Read more

Padden Creek 24th to 30th Streets Restoration Project

Creek with trees and rocks alongside it
Project Overview: EN055 Functional floodplains, off-channel habitats, and riparian buffers are important aspects of functional watersheds. Unfortunately, many of these features are often missing or reduced along urban streams. This is the case for Padden Creek, where these features have been impacted by urban development and stream channelization, exacerbating the water quality problems in Padden Creek. ... Read more

Chuckanut Community Forest Master Plan

Description A Master Plan for the Chuckanut Community Forest, commonly known as Hundred Acre Wood, and the adjacent Interurban Greenway trails and open space in southern Bellingham, is complete. The Master Plan creates a dynamic, long-lasting plan that sets priorities and strategies to guide the future of the forest, trails, and open space. The Chuckanut ... Read more

New Direction for Post Point

Project Updates Mayor Proposes New Direction for Post Point Project: On August 29, 2022, Mayor Seth Fleetwood proposed to focus on upgrades that are more affordable, emphasize water quality and promote community-wide climate actions. Watch the meeting recording to hear his statement. Bellingham City Council Discussion: On September 12, 2022, Bellingham City Council heard a ... Read more

Padden Creek Estuary Water Quality Facility

The Padden Creek Estuary water quality facility removes up to 85% of priority pollutants from stormwater draining to Padden Creek Estuary using advanced treatment soils and native plantings.