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Upcoming events and opportunities: January 2017

posted Jan 9, 2017, 4:48 PM by RE Sources for Sustainable Communities

Sea Star Wasting Syndrome Surveys

Wednesday, January 11th, 8:30 PM 
Neptune Beach, near Ferndale (map
Thursday, January 12th, 9:00 PM 
Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve, near Ferndale (map

Help local scientists collect data on sea star wasting syndrome during one of two nighttime citizen science surveys on Whatcom County beaches. RSVP. 

Lummi Water Quality Monitoring Presentation

Wednesday, January 11th 
6:30 to 8:00 PM 
Bellewood Acres, Lynden (map

Hear from a water resources specialist with Lummi Nation about their long-time program monitoring surface and ground water and the status of Portage Bay shellfish beds, during this special presentation at the Tenmile Clean Water Project meeting. Read more. 

Beach Cleanup at Semiahmoo Spit

Monday, January 16th 
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM 
Semiahmoo Park, near Blaine (map

Join RE Sources' AmeriCorps-Washington Service Corps member and WWU club Students for the Salish Sea for a beach cleanup along Semiahmoo Spit in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. RSVP. 

"A Plastic Ocean" Film Screening

Wednesday, January 25 
7:30 PM 
Regal Cinemas Barkley Village, Bellingham (map

Join the Whatcom Marine Resources Commitee for this documentary about the impacts of plastic on our oceans and marine mammals. Please purchase tickets by January 17th to ensure the film will be shown. Buy tickets.