MLK Day of Service at Padden Creek
Jan
18
10:00 am10:00

MLK Day of Service at Padden Creek

Join NSEA and the City of Bellingham at Padden Creek in Fairhaven Park this Martin Luther King Jr. Day to remove invasive vegetation and improve streamside habitat! 

Directions: Drive, bus, bike or walk to Fairhaven Park. Meet at the pavilion by the playground. MAP

Our partnership with the City of Bellingham and the Bellingham Parks and Recreation means more work gets done; something that we hope you appreciate. 

Whatcom Creek Work Party
Dec
5
9:00 am09:00

Whatcom Creek Work Party

Help Bellingham Parks and NSEA remove invasive plants, plant and mulch to improve salmon habitat.

Directions: Meet at the north end of C St. near the BTC Fisheries campus; access from Holly St. (Map)

South Fork Nooksack River Work Party
Nov
21
9:00 am09:00

South Fork Nooksack River Work Party

Join NSEA and the Whatcom Land Trust to plant native trees and shrubs along the South Fork of the Nooksack River near Acme, WA.

Directions: From Bellingham, head east on Mt. Baker HWY (SR 542) for about 15 miles. Turn right onto HWY 9, just outside of Deming, and follow for about 7 miles. Turn right onto Turkington Rd. Parking and shuttles are located at the Acme Elementary school. (Map)

Little Squalicum Creek Work Party
Nov
14
9:00 am09:00

Little Squalicum Creek Work Party

Join NSEA and Bellingham Parks in restoring this section of Squalicum Creek. We will plant native trees, remove invasive weeds, and spread mulch.

Directions: Park in the lower Bellingham Technical College parking lot and follow the NSEA signs. (Map)

Squalicum Creek Work Party
Nov
7
9:00 am09:00

Squalicum Creek Work Party

Join NSEA and the Port of Bellingham to remove invasive vegetation and clean-up this lower section of Squalicum Creek.

Directions: Parking is available at Squalicum Park, 1001 Squalicum Way off the Squalicum Parkway in Bellingham, WA. Look for signs and the blue NSEA tent. (Map)

Terrell Creek Work Party
Oct
31
9:00 am09:00

Terrell Creek Work Party

Help NSEA continue to work on this scenic restoration site and plant native trees and shrubs along the banks of Terrell Creek.

Directions: 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. (Map)

Planting Party to Restore Squalicum Creek
Oct
24
9:00 am09:00

Planting Party to Restore Squalicum Creek

Celebrate "Make a Difference Day" and help to revegetate streamside habitat along Squalicum Creek's newly restored stream channel. 

Parking Directions: Park in the lot west of K-Mart off of Sunset Drive. Look for tent and signs near James Street Road. NSEA shuttles will go to and from the work site. (Map)

Bertrand Creek Work Party
Oct
17
9:00 am09:00

Bertrand Creek Work Party

Join NSEA for the first work party of the season at Berthusen Memorial Park in Lynden along the banks of Bertrand Creek to plant native trees and shrubs.

Directions: Drive north out of Bellingham on Guide Meridian Rd/539, turn left onto W Badger Rd. Look for signs to the park and check in at the blue NSEA tents.   (Map)