Saturday Work Parties with the Whatcom Land Trust
If you’re interested in helping improve habitat for birds, fish and all wildlife, join the Whatcom Land Trust (WLT) in a Saturday work party on one of their conservation sites. The necessary tools and gloves will be provided and carpooling is always encouraged. Some of these sites have limited parking and access, so it’s important that you sign up by contacting WLT’s Volunteer Coordinator, Dennis Conner at Dennis@whatcomlandtrust.org or 360-650-9470 #107.
Jensen Family Forest Park, May 2, 9am-Noon
Meet at this park, conserved by WLT and managed by Whatcom County Parks & Recreation, to remove invasive plants and maintain a short forested trail. Directions: From Bellingham, travel north on I-5 to Custer and take the exit for Birch Bay – Lynden Road (Exit 270). Turn right on Birch-Bay Lynden Road and turn right onto Stein Road after 1.5 miles. Look for WLT signs, the parking lot will be on the right.
Clark’s Point, May 9, 8:45am-Noon
Join in at this WLT Conservation Easement property to restore the hillside where an escaped fire burned native vegetation. Volunteers will be planting native trees and shrubs and removing invasive plant species. Directions: From Bellingham, travel south to Fairhaven, take 12th Street south, turn left onto Chuckanut Drive and turn left into Fairhaven Park. Due to limited parking, we will meet at Fairhaven Park at 8:45am to coordinate carpooling before heading to Clark’s Point.