RE Sources offers a seasonal series of skill-building workshops, classes, films, seminars, presentations and facilitated discussions to help you build a more sustainable lifestyle. Scroll down to see what's upcoming at RE Sources Sustainable Living Center (above The RE Store). 2309 Meridian Street, Bellingham, WA.
Proceeds from all workshops benefit RE Sources' environmental conservation and advocacy. Thank you for supporting our community.
Wednesday, October 1st
RE Sources for Sustainable Communities and the Whatcom County Marine Resources Committee are co-sponsoring this special event, which will include an exclusive showing of a movie trailer for a brand new Plastic Oceans film. Plastic Oceans is an international campaign that supports and funds targeted solutions aimed at significantly reducing plastic pollution in the environment. Read more.
Wednesday, October 1st
5:00 - 7:00 pm
814 Dupont St, Bellingham (map)
co-hosted by our local Cascadia Green Building Council
Join us for October Green Drinks co-hosted by 2020 Engineering and the NW Washington Collaborative of the Cascadia Green Building Council.
2020 Engineering supports our local Cascadia Collaborative’s mission of a culturally rich, socially just, and ecologically restorative future in our region and throughout the world. Together, the two forward-thinking endeavors strive to push the green building movement’s boundaries through targeted and locally relevant programming and professional development. Read more.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Workshop
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Community Meal and Dialogue
Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship
1207 Ellsworth St.(map)
Join labor, community groups and RE Sources, as we co-host Mark McDermott, labor educator for a workshop and history of the labor movement in the United States, followed by a $5 tamal lunch by Cocinas Sanas Cooking Collective. A flyer for the event can be found here.
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bellewood Acres Community Room
6140 Guide Meridian, Lynden (map)
Join us for our one year anniversary of trying to lower the fecal coliform levels in Tenmile Creek. At each meeting, we discuss the most recent water quality data, listen to a guest speaker, and discuss ways to involve additional members of the community. We want to hear your ideas! For info, contact Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or (360) 733 8307.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lower Parking Lot, Bellingham Technical College
Join us for our quarterly work party at Little Squalicum Creek. We are investing in this beautiful new park and ecosystem. We will weed, mulch, and care for a new section of the park every quarter. This is a joint venture with City of Bellingham Parks Department. We provide tools, gloves, mulch, snacks, and water. Prepare to have fun, and meet new friends.
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Exact location TBA
Join RE Sources, North Cascades Institute, the US Forest Service, and Yeager's Sporting Goods for the first ever Baker Lake Cleanup and Flotilla! This will be an all day affair, rain or shine. In addition to collecting trash from summer litter bugs, we'll have time to admire the beautiful waters of the Baker River. We may even see the last of the sockeye salmon spawning on the lakeshore. Reservations are mandatory, and canoes are provided first come, first served. To register, contact email@example.com
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Little Squalicum Park Trailhead Parking Lot,
640 Marine Drive, Bellingham, (map)
The public is invited to attend a tour of Little Squalicum Park, a cleaned up hazardous waste site. City staff will explain the history and techniques used for the cleanup, and future plans for estuary restoration. RE Sources staff will explain what drains into the park, and what neighborhood ambassadors are doing to keep stormwater clean. The tour is coordinated by RE Sources, with support from the City of Bellingham Parks and Recreation Department. The round-trip walking route will be 0.6 miles long on gravel trails. Contact Lee with questions, firstname.lastname@example.org, or (360) 733 8307.
Thursday October 23rd
"From Research to Restoration, Setting an Example for the Salish Sea". The conference program will address current science, research, policy, and management of projects taking place in or that can be applied to Fidalgo Bay. Work of the Fidalgo Bay Aquatic Reserve Citizen Stewardship Committee on intertidal and forage fish surveys will be part of the program. Contact Erin Licata to RSVP at email@example.com or 360.293.6404, x 111.
Saturday, October 25th
9:30am - 3:00 0pm
Bellingham Technical College (map)
Please contact Pollyc@re-sources.org or call (360)733.8307 for rental rates and information.
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.