HERE IS WHAT IT'S LIKE TO RESTORE SALMON HABITAT


Come join NSEA and help restore streamside habitat for salmon. We’ll bring the tools and gloves – just wear sturdy shoes, long pants and weather appropriate clothing. Check in at the blue NSEA tent. All ages are welcome, children under 18 will need an adult to sign registration form at check-in. Carpooling is encouraged, to sign up to carpool or look for rides, see http://vols.pt/V2AiQy. 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. 

Spring 2015 Work Party Schedule

Deer Creek on March 7th from 9am-Noon

Come out to NSEA’s first work party of the spring season at Deer Creek! We’ll be planting, removing invasive plants and cleaning up litter. From Bellingham head north on Hwy 539 and parking will be on the right, between the cross streets of E Smith Rd. and E Axton Rd., look for the NSEA signs.

Meeting at:

5527 Guide Meridian

Bellingham, WA 98226

5527 Guide Meridian


Smith Creek on March 14th from 9am-Noon

Help NSEA plant native trees and shrubs and remove invasive plants at Smith Creek. From Bellingham, head out Hwy 542 for about nine miles, then take a right on Finrud Rd, look for the NSEA signs.

Meeting at:

5551 Finrud Rd.

Everson, WA 98247

5551 Finrud Rd


Squaw Creek on March 21st from 9am-Noon 

Help NSEA plant, mulch and remove invasive blackberry at Squaw Creek located at Calvary Creekside Church. From Bellingham, head north on Hwy 539 for about 15 miles. Turn right onto E. Badger Rd/Hwy 546 E and drive for about 5.5 miles. Look for the NSEA signs.

Meeting at:

Calvary Creekside

2313 E Badger Rd.

Everson, WA 98247

2313 E Badger Rd


Upper Landingstrip Creek on March 28th from 9am-Noon

Join Whatcom Land Trust and NSEA in planting native trees and shrubs and removing invasive plants around Landingstrip Creek. From Bellingham, head east on WA-542 E/Mt Baker Hwy for about 15 miles, then turn right onto Hwy 9 just outside of Deming. Drive along this road for about 7 miles then turn right on Turkington Rd. Parking is available at Acme Elementary School. Look for the NSEA signs and shuttle.

Meeting at:

Acme Elementary School

5200 Turkington Rd.

Acme, WA 98220 

Acme Elementary School


Padden Creek on April 4th from 9am-Noon

Come join Bellingham Parks and NSEA at this water front location! We will be planting natives and removing invasive plants along Padden Creek. Park on Harris Ave., near the intersection of Harris and 6th St. Look for signs to trail head.

Meeting at:

Harris Ave

Bellingham, WA 98225

Harris Ave


Lower Landingstrip Creek on April 11th from 9am-Noon

Join NSEA and the Whatcom Land Trust for another work party along Landingstrip Creek. We’ll be planting native trees and shrubs and spreading mulch. From Bellingham, head east on WA-542 E/Mt Baker Hwy for about 15 miles, then turn right onto Hwy 9 just outside of Deming. Drive along this road for about 7 miles then turn right on Turkington Rd. Parking is available at Acme Elementary School. Look for the NSEA signs and shuttle.

Meeting at:

Acme Elementary School

5200 Turkington Rd.

Acme, WA 98220

Acme Elementary School


Earth Day! Terrell Creek on April 18th from 9am-Noon

Come celebrate Earth Day with NSEA! Free shirts for volunteers! Join us at this BP site to plant native trees, mulch and remove blackberries along Terrell Creek! From Bellingham, head North on I-5 and take exit #266 Grandview Rd and head west. Turn right at the stop sign at Jackson Rd. Parking is available at the former Birch Bay Bible Community Church. Look for NSEA signs and shuttle. 

Meeting at:

Former Birch Bay Bible Community Church

7039 Jackson Rd.

Blaine, WA 98230

Former Birch Bay Bible Community Church


Whatcom Creek on April 25th from 9am-Noon

Along with Bellingham Parks, NSEA will be removing invasive plants at Maritime Heritage Park near Whatcom Creek.  Park in the lot at the end of C Street, accessed from Holly Street.

Meeting at:

Maritime Heritage Park

500 W Holly St

Bellingham, WA 98225

500 W Holly St


NSEA Native Plant Nursery on May 2nd from 9am-Noon 

Join NSEA staff and our Washington Conservation Corps crew to get our nursery ready for the summer season!  Help us restock and organize our native plants and come check out our home base. From the corner of Hannegan Rd and Bakerview Rd, go east on Bakerview Rd. down the hill, we’re located on the left after the road curves.

 

Meeting at:

 

NSEA

3057 E. Bakerview Rd.

Bellingham, WA 98226

 

3057 E Bakerview Rd


Little Squalicum Creek on May 30th from 9am-Noon

Join NSEA and Bellingham Parks to remove invasive plants and spread mulch at Little Squalicum Creek. Park in the lower Bellingham Technical College parking lot and follow the NSEA signs.

Meeting at:

Bellingham Technical College

3028 Lindbergh Avenue

Bellingham, WA 98225

Bellingham Technical College




Work Parties with COB Parks Department:
Please note that when partnered with Bellingham Parks, participants under 18 must turn in a Liability Release Form completed by their guardian if their guardian will not be present.

Questions? 
Email 
volunteer@n-sea.org or call 715.0283 ext. 112


Want to schedule a private work party with NSEA? 
  • Contact NSEA at least one month in advance so we can plan a great day for you!
  • Have a group of at least 10 participants
  • Wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and weather appropriate clothing, we'll provide the tools and gloves.
  • Call 715-0283 X 105 or email volunteer@n-sea.org to schedule








Thank you to the sponsors of NSEA's work parties