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Squalicum Creek Community Work Party
Dec
9
9:00 AM09:00

Squalicum Creek Community Work Party

Join NSEA on this important section of Squalicum Creek.  It was first planted in Fall 2016 and still needs a lot of help.  Please join us along the creek to restore this essential piece of salmon habitat.  Volunteers will be planting native trees and shrubs and removing invasive blackberry.

All ages welcome! Glove and tools will be provided.

Location: Park at the NSEA Campus at 3057 E Bakerview Rd. and a shuttle will transport people to the site.

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Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete liability form to the work party.

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Squalicum Creek Community Work Party - Bellingham
Dec
2
9:00 AM09:00

Squalicum Creek Community Work Party - Bellingham

Join the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association and the City of Bellingham Parks and Rec, and Public Works in improving salmon habitat along Squalicum Creek by planting native trees and shrubs and removing invasive vegetation.

Direction: Take I-5 N to Meridian St., take exit 256.  Turn left on Meridian St., turn on left on W Orchard Dr. across from Bellingham Golf and Country Club.  Park at the end of West Orchard Drive and look for the blue NSEA tents!

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Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete City of Bellingham/NSEA combination liability form to the work party (different from NSEA's regular liability form).

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Landingstrip Creek Community Work Party - Acme
Nov
18
9:00 AM09:00

Landingstrip Creek Community Work Party - Acme

Help NSEA and the Whatcom Land Trust restore salmon habitat!

Volunteers will continue to improve salmon habitat along Landingstrip Creek in Acme by planting native trees and shrubs along this stunning creek.

Location:  Parking and shuttle located at Acme Elementary School. Look for the blue NSEA tents!

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Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete liability form to the work party.

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NSEA Garden Party
Nov
14
to Nov 17

NSEA Garden Party

The NSEA native plant nursery fosters native trees and shrubs until they are big and healthy enough to provide salmon habitat along Whatcom County streams. 

Come by our NSEA Garden Party to help winterize, fertilize, and organize our native plant nursery any day between Tuesday, November 14th and Friday, November 17th between 12 pm - 4 pm.  This is an open-house style event, so pop in after work, school, or during lunch to help keep our native plants healthy.

Parking is available at the NSEA Campus at 3057 E. Bakerview Rd and look for the blue NSEA tent to check in!

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Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete liability form to the work party.

Liability Form

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Maritime Heritage Community Work Party - Bellingham
Nov
11
9:00 AM09:00

Maritime Heritage Community Work Party - Bellingham

Help NSEA and the Bellingham Parks Department to remove invasive vegetation and mulch native trees and shrubs along Whatcom Creek at Maritime Heritage Park.

NSEA is grateful to have such an incredible partnership with the City of Bellingham and has been participating in the restoration work of Whatcom Creek for years.  Please join us for this special day as we create better salmon habitat along this urban creek.

Location: Parking is available at the north end of C Street near the Bellingham Technical College Fisheries campus; access from Holly Street - look for the blue NSEA tents!

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Important:Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete City of Bellingham/NSEA combination liability form to the work party (different from NSEA's regular liability form).

Liability Form

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Whiskey Creek Community Work Party - Ferndale
Nov
4
9:00 AM09:00

Whiskey Creek Community Work Party - Ferndale

Join NSEA and the City of Ferndale to care for a reach along Whiskey Creek. NSEA first started working with the City of Ferndale on Whiskey Creek last spring; now it's time to work on the upkeep of this urban stream.

We will be removing invasive vegetation and mulch native plants that were put in the ground in spring.

Directions: Head North on I-5 to Portal Way, take exit 263 from I-5 N.  Turn right onto Portal Way, parking is available at El Nopal Restaurant on the right-hand side at 6104 Portal Way. Look for the blue NSEA tents!

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Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete liability form to the work party.

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY Community Work Party at Padden Creek
Oct
28
9:00 AM09:00

MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY Community Work Party at Padden Creek

On October 28th, volunteers from across the country will unite for Make A Difference Day, one of the largest annual single-days of service nationwide. Since 1992, volunteers and communities have come together on Make A Difference Day with a single purpose: to improve the lives of others. 

This Make a Difference Day, NSEA is partnering with the City of Bellingham Parks and Recreation and Public Works Natural Resources to remove invasive vegetation along Padden Creek in Fairhaven Park. 

Join us as we Make a Difference and improve Padden Creek's salmon habitat. Parking available at Fairhaven Park, 107 Chuckanut Dr. N.  Look for the NSEA signs.

Directions: Drive along State Street, headed toward Fairhaven. Take a slight right onto 12th St, 12th turns into Chuckanut Dr. Turn left into Fairhaven Park, look for blue NSEA tents.

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Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete City of Bellingham/NSEA combination liability form to the work party (different from NSEA's regular liability form).

Liability Form

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Terrell Creek Community Work Party - Birch Bay
Oct
21
9:00 AM09:00

Terrell Creek Community Work Party - Birch Bay

Join NSEA to restore salmon habitat along Terrell Creek in Birch Bay by planting native trees and shrubs at this scenic restoration site.

NSEA will provide tools, gloves, and light refreshments.

Location: From Bellingham, head north on I-5 and take exit #266/Grandview. Go west for about 7 miles then take a right at the stop sign onto Jackson Road. Look for the NSEA signs and tents!

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Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete liability form to the work party.

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Squalicum Creek
Oct
14
9:00 AM09:00

Squalicum Creek

  • 1001 Squalicum Way Bellingham, WA, 98225 United States (map)
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Kick off NSEA's fall work party season by restoring salmon habitat at Squalicum Creek! We will be removing invasive vegetation and planting native trees. Parking is available at Squalicum Creek Park, 1001 Squalicum Way. Look for the blue NSEA tent.

NSEA will provide tools, gloves, and light refreshments.

MAP

Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete liability form to the work party.

Liability Form

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Earth Day Community Celebration Work Party
Apr
22
9:00 AM09:00

Earth Day Community Celebration Work Party

Celebrate Earth Day by joining NSEA at our annual potting party! See NSEA’s new campus and help pot and organize native trees and shrubs for future restoration projects. There will be fun activities and the chance to win great prizes!

Enjoy live music performed by Casa Nova, purchase tacos from Taco El Tule from 11am-1pm, play corn hole (with a chance to win your own corn hole set!), get your face painted, and, of course, plant trees for the salmon! 

Location: Parking is located at Bank of the Pacific, 4124 Hannegan Rd., Bellingham. Look for the blue NSEA tents.

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Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete liability form to the work party.

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Maritime Heritage Community Work Party
Apr
15
9:00 AM09:00

Maritime Heritage Community Work Party

Help NSEA and the Bellingham Parks Department to remove invasive vegetation and mulch native trees and shrubs along Whatcom Creek at Maritime Heritage Park.

NSEA is grateful to have such an incredible partnership with the City of Bellingham and has been participating in the restoration work of Whatcom Creek for years.  Please join us for this special day as we create better salmon habitat along this urban creek.

Location: Parking is available at the north end of C Street near the Bellingham Technical College Fisheries campus; access from Holly Street - look for the blue NSEA tents!

MAP

Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete liability form to the work party.

Liability Form

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Terrell Creek Community Work Party
Apr
8
9:00 AM09:00

Terrell Creek Community Work Party

Join NSEA and the Whatcom Conservation District (WCD) restore salmon habitat along Terrell Creek in Birch Bay by planting native trees and shrubs at this scenic restoration site.

WCD will provide hands-on activities for families with the Whatcom Explorer: Mobile Watershed.

Location: From Bellingham, head north on I-5 and take exit #266/Grandview. Go west for about 7 miles then take a right at the stop sign onto Jackson Road. Look for the NSEA signs and tents!

MAP

Important:Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete liability form to the work party.

Liability Form

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Landingstrip Creek Community Work Party
Apr
1
9:00 AM09:00

Landingstrip Creek Community Work Party

Help NSEA kick off our spring work party season with the Whatcom Land Trust!

Volunteers will continue to improve salmon habitat along Landingstrip Creek in Acme by planting native trees and shrubs along this stunning creek.

Location:  Parking and shuttle located at Acme Elementary School. Look for the blue NSEA tents!

MAP

Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete liability form to the work party.

Liability Form

 

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Squalicum Creek Community Work Party
Feb
25
10:00 AM10:00

Squalicum Creek Community Work Party

Join NSEA for this special work party sponcered by Fremont Brewery and McKay's Taphouse to continue to restore Squalicum Creek along Ross Road.

This important section of Squlaicum was first planted in Fall 2016 and still needs a lot of help.  Please join us along the creek to restore this essential piece of salmon habitat.  Volunteers will be planting native trees and shrubs and removing invasive blackberry.

Afterwards, join Fremont at McKay's Taphouse for a special event to raise funding for NSEA's mission to restore salmon habitat.

All ages welcome! Glove and tools will be provided.

Location: Park at the NSEA Campus at 3057 E Bakerview Rd. and a shuttle will transport people to the site.

MAP

Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete liability form to the work party.

Liability Form

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Work Party
Jan
16
10:00 AM10:00

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Work Party

"Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”
- Martin Luther King Jr.

Celebrate MLK Day by joining NSEA, the City of Bellingham Public Works and Parks and Recreation as we restore salmon habitat along Squalicum Creek at the Bay to Baker Trail re-route.  At the work party, volunteers will enhance the stream corridor by planting native trees and shrubs.  

LocationPark at the end of West Orchard Drive off Meridian Street, then walk along the new trail to the work site.

Important: Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 must bring a complete liability form to the work party.

Liability Form

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