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California Creek at Whatcom Land Trust Property, Blaine
Mar
2
9:00 AM09:00

California Creek at Whatcom Land Trust Property, Blaine

The California Creek Estuary is situated along Drayton Harbor Road at the mouth of California Creek and consists of shoreline, estuary, open field, and forested habitat.  Restoration work has begun with the demolition of two outbuildings and the removal of a mountain of blackberry and scotch broom.  Now it is your turn to join NSEA, the Whatcom Land Trust, Whatcom Conservation District, and BBWARM to replant the area with native vegetation form improved habitat and water quality! 

Parking will be located at Blaine High School (975 H St., Blaine, WA) look for the blue NSEA tents!

We’ll bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Light refreshments courtesy of The Bagelry and the Community Food Co-Op. Coffee provided thanks to NSEA’s official coffee sponsor, Tony’s Coffee.

Bring your friends, family, and enthusiasm and we’ll see you at the creek!

*Minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present or have a signed NSEA Youth Liability Form to participate.     

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Squalicum Creek along the Bay to Baker Trail, Bellingham
Mar
9
9:00 AM09:00

Squalicum Creek along the Bay to Baker Trail, Bellingham

Join NSEA and the City of Bellingham for a morning of wetland restoration in a critical habitat!  We will be planting native vegetation along Squalicum Creek near Sunset Pond.

Parking at 3424 James St, Bellingham, WA 98226, look for the blue NSEA tents.

We’ll bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Light refreshments courtesy of The Bagelry and the Community Food Co-Op. Coffee provided thanks to NSEA’s official coffee sponsor, Tony’s Coffee.

Bring your friends, family, and enthusiasm and we’ll see you at the creek!

*Minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present or have a signed NSEA/COB Youth Liability Form to participate.  

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Kendall Creek at Whatcom Land Trust Harrison Property, Maple Falls
Mar
16
9:00 AM09:00

Kendall Creek at Whatcom Land Trust Harrison Property, Maple Falls

This 5.5-acre property along Kendall Creek serves as exceptional habitat, creating a unique wildlife observation area, especially for birds. It is also the site of a future educational area for the local school, Kendall Elementary.

Unfortunately, Harrison’s wetland areas are inundated with Reed Canary grass. Willow staking is a great way to shade out that pesky grass – please join NSEA, Whatcom Land Trust, and Whatcom Conservation District at Harrison and plant willows in the ground to improve habitat! 

Parking: From Bellingham, drive east on Mt. Baker Highway (WA-542-E) past Deming to Kendall. At the traffic circle in Kendall, take the second exit toward Sumas (WA-547). Parking is available at Kendall Elementary School (7547 Kendall Rd., Maple Falls).

We’ll bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Light refreshments courtesy of The Bagelry and the Community Food Co-Op. Coffee provided thanks to NSEA’s official coffee sponsor, Tony’s Coffee.

Bring your friends, family, and enthusiasm and we’ll see you at the creek!

*Minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present or have a signed NSEA Youth Liability Form to participate.     

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Squalicum Creek at Ross Rd. Bellingham
Mar
23
9:00 AM09:00

Squalicum Creek at Ross Rd. Bellingham

Restore private property with the Roybal Family along Squalicum Creek by planting and mulching native trees and shrubs. 

Parking and a shuttle to the site are available at NSEA’s Campus (3057 E Bakerview Rd.).  Look for the blue NSEA tents!

We’ll bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Light refreshments courtesy of The Bagelry and the Community Food Co-Op. Coffee provided thanks to NSEA’s official coffee sponsor, Tony’s Coffee.

Bring your friends, family, and enthusiasm and we’ll see you at the creek!

*Minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present or have a signed NSEA Youth Liability Form to participate.     

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Terrell Creek on BP Property, Blaine
Mar
30
9:00 AM09:00

Terrell Creek on BP Property, Blaine

Join NSEA, Whatcom Conservation District, and BBWARM to help restore a forest for salmon along Terrell Creek!

From Bellingham, head north on I-5 and take Exit 266 (WA-548 N/ Grandview Rd.). Turn left on Grandview Rd. and continue for 7 miles. Turn right on Jackson Rd. and park at the former Birch Bay Bible Community Church (7039 Jackson Rd.).

Look for the blue NSEA tents to sign-in and catch a shuttle to the restoration site.

We’ll bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Light refreshments courtesy of The Bagelry and the Community Food Co-Op. Coffee provided thanks to NSEA’s official coffee sponsor, Tony’s Coffee.

Bring your friends, family, and enthusiasm and we’ll see you at the creek!

*Minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present or have a signed NSEA Youth Liability Form to participate.     

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Connelly Creek Work Party with the City of Bellingham
Apr
6
9:00 AM09:00

Connelly Creek Work Party with the City of Bellingham

Volunteer with NSEA and City of Bellingham Parks and Recreation to restore salmon habitat along Connelly Creek. All are invited to plant native trees and shrubs and remove invasive vegetation beside their neighbors in the heart of Happy Valley neighborhood.

Parking is available at Connelly Ave Park N Ride. Look for the blue NSEA tents.

We’ll bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Light refreshments courtesy of The Bagelry and the Community Food Co-Op. Coffee provided thanks to NSEA’s official coffee sponsor, Tony’s Coffee.

Bring your friends, family, and enthusiasm and we’ll see you at the creek!

*Minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present or have a signed NSEA/COB Youth Liability Form to participate.  

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NSEA Campus, Bellingham
Apr
13
9:00 AM09:00

NSEA Campus, Bellingham

Help NSEA potting bare root plants to restocks our native plant nursery.  These potted trees and shrubs will gown in the nursery until they are strong enough to be planted along salmon baring streams. Parking is available at the NSEA Campus (3057 E. Bakerview Rd.).

We’ll bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Light refreshments courtesy of The Bagelry and the Community Food Co-Op. Coffee provided thanks to NSEA’s official coffee sponsor, Tony’s Coffee.

Bring your friends, family, and enthusiasm and we’ll see you on campus!

*Minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present or have a signed NSEA Youth Liability Form to participate.     

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EARTH DAY at Tenmile Creek, Everson
Apr
20
9:00 AM09:00

EARTH DAY at Tenmile Creek, Everson

Celebrate Earth Day with NSEA, Whatcom Conservation District, and the Tenmile Clean Water Project, as we plant trees for salmon along Tenmile Creek.  This beautiful site is adjacent to agriculture lands and is home to salmon, birds, and an incredible view of Mt. Baker. The first 200 people will receive a free, limited edition t-shirt! 

Parking is available at Irene Reither Elementary School (954 E Hemmi Rd, Everson), look for the blue NSEA tent to sign-in.

We’ll bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Light refreshments courtesy of The Bagelry and the Community Food Co-Op. Coffee provided thanks to NSEA’s official coffee sponsor, Tony’s Coffee.

Bring your friends, family, and enthusiasm and we’ll see you at the creek!

*Minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present or have a signed NSEA Youth Liability Form to participate.     

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NSEA Campus, Bellingham
Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

NSEA Campus, Bellingham

Join NSEA for our final spring work party as we pot the last of our 2019 nursery stock.  These potted trees and shrubs will gown in the nursery until they are strong enough to be planted along salmon baring streams.

Parking is available at the NSEA Campus (3057 E. Bakerview Rd.).

We’ll bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Light refreshments courtesy of The Bagelry and the Community Food Co-Op. Coffee provided thanks to NSEA’s official coffee sponsor, Tony’s Coffee.

Bring your friends, family, and enthusiasm and we’ll see you on campus!

*Minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present or have a signed NSEA Youth Liability Form to participate.     

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CANCELLED Squalcium Creek at Ross Rd., Bellingham
Feb
23
9:00 AM09:00

CANCELLED Squalcium Creek at Ross Rd., Bellingham

The snow has foiled plans once again!  It is with deep sadness that we have to cancel the work party this weekend (February 23rd at Squalicum Creek).  The restoration site continues to be covered in snow and our nursery plants remain frozen in their pots.  Don't worry, NSEA has nine additional work parties this spring and we could use your help.  Please join us in restoring salmon habitat every Saturday 9am-12pm March 2nd - April 27th. 

Plant native trees to restore salmon habitat with NSEA along Squalicum Creek. 

Parking and a shuttle to the site are available at NSEA’s Campus (3057 E Bakerview Rd.).  Look for the blue NSEA tents!

We’ll bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Light refreshments courtesy of The Bagelry and the Community Food Co-Op. Coffee provided thanks to NSEA’s official coffee sponsor, Tony’s Coffee.

Bring your friends, family, and enthusiasm and we’ll see you at the creek!

*Minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present or have a signed NSEA Youth Liability Form to participate.     

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