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June 13, 20, and 27, 2015
Meeting locations vary (see below)
On three consecutive Saturdays, RE Sources’ North Sound Baykeeper Team will offer bike and walking tours of the 12 toxic cleanup sites along Bellingham Bay. Participants will learn about the history of each site, the contaminants being cleaned up, how clean ups will happen and future planned uses for each site.
Saturday, June 13: Bicycle tour. For this first tour we will visit Little Squalicum Park/Oeser, Eldridge Municipal Landfill, Weldcraft Marine, and I & J Waterway cleanup sites. The starting location is Bellingham Technical College Central Plaza, and the tour will end at Maritime Heritage Park. Total biking distance is 3.25 miles.
Saturday, June 20: Walking tour. Participants will visit the Central Waterfront, Holly Street Landfill, Whatcom Waterway, and the Georgia Pacific cleanup sites. The starting and ending location for this tour is Maritime Heritage Park. The total walking distance is about 1.25 miles.
Saturday, June 27: Bicycle tour. We will visit the Cornwall Landfill, RG Haley, South State Street Gasification Plant, and the Harris Avenue Shipyard sites. The starting location is Marine Park, and the ending location is the Bellingham Farmer’s Market. The total biking distance is 3.25 miles.
For more information, contact Lee First, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
6:30pm – 8:00 pm
BelleWood Acres Community Room
6140 Guide Meridian, Lynden (map)
Join residents of the Tenmile watershed and others as they work to lower fecal coliform levels in their watershed. This group meets on the second Wednesday of each month, and meetings are open to the public. We will have a special presentation about biosolids (sludge) applications at this meeting. The speaker is to be announced. Check out one of these meetings to engage with local citizens and learn about water quality.
For more information, contact Lee First, Leef@re-sources.org.
Bellingham, WA 98225
The Sustainable Living Center is located just above The RE Store, on the NW corner of Broadway and Meridian in the Fountain District. You'll find a bike rack in the alley off of Broadway and the stairs behind the RE Store.