Fall 2013 Work Parties
Come join NSEA for our fall work party season and help restore streamside habitat for salmon. All work parties are on Saturdays from 9am – 12pm. We’ll bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather appropriate clothing. Check in at the blue NSEA tent. Refreshments are provided by The Bagelry, the Community Food Co-Op, Starbucks Coffee, and Tony’s Coffee & Teas. So bring your friends, your family, and your enthusiasm and we’ll see you at the creek! Volunteers do not need to sign up with NSEA before a work party.
October 26th Canyon Creek
MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY!
Come out and help NSEA, Whatcom Land Trust, Whatcom Conservation District, and Whatcom County Public Works, improve salmon habitat by planting native trees and shrubs! From Bellingham head east on WA-542 E/Mt Baker Hwy past the town of Maple Falls. Turn left on Glacier Springs Drive and look for the NSEA signs.
November 2nd Squalicum Creek
Join NSEA for a day of invasive plant removal, native tree and shrub planting and mulching along Squalicum Creek. Parking is available at Cornwall Park off of Meridian St in Bellingham, look for the NSEA signs and shuttle.
November 9th Terrell Creek
Help NSEA and the Chums of Terrell Creek continue to work on this scenic restoration site and plant native trees and shrubs along the banks of Terrell Creek. From Bellingham, head north on I-5 until exit # 266/Grandview. Go west for about 7 miles; take a right at the stop sign onto Jackson Rd. Parking is available at the former Birch Bay Bible Church, look for NSEA signs.
November 16th Whatcom Creek
Lend a hand with the Bellingham Parks Volunteer Program and NSEA as we remove non-native invasive plants, plant native trees and shrubs, and mulch at this ongoing restoration site. Come and explore urban trails along Redtail Reach and Salmon Park. Park at the Civic Field parking lot at the corner of Puget and Fraser Streets in Bellingham, and look for NSEA signs.
November 23rd Maple Creek Reach
Join NSEA and Whatcom Land Trust at Maple Creek Reach to remove fencing, old tree cages and invasive plants. This site completes a contiguous preserve spanning the length of Maple Creek Reach on the North Fork of the Nooksack River! From Bellingham head east on WA-542E/Mt Baker Hwy approximately 23 miles to the town of Maple Falls. Parking is available by Crossroads Grocery, look for NSEA signs and shuttle.
November 30th There will not be a work party
DUE TO THE COLD WEATHER THE DEC 7TH WORK
PARTY HAS BEEN CANCELLED!
December 7th Whatcom Creek
Join the Bellingham Parks Volunteer Program and NSEA in removing non-native invasive plants and mulching at Maritime Heritage Park. Check out the brand new BTC Perry Center for Fisheries & Aquaculture Sciences! Park in the parking lot at the end of C St (access from Holly St) and sign in at the blue NSEA tent.
Need help with the map? Work Party map instructions
NSEA Work Parties Sponsored By:
Questions? email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 715-0283
Come join NSEA and help restore
streamside habitat for salmon. Work parties are typically scheduled for the Fall and Spring seasons and take place on Saturdays from 9am–12pm.We encourage you or your group to join us on these dates. If you are interested in scheduling a work party with NSEA outside of these scheduled dates please call 715-0283 X105 or email email@example.com . Please keep in mind that work parties must have a minimum of 10 participants and be scheduled at least one month in advance.
We’ll bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather- appropriate clothing. No need to sign up in advance – just sign in at the blue NSEA tent. Bring your friends, family and your enthusiasm and we’ll see you at the creek!