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Virtual Panel on Climate Action: Electrifying Bellingham’s Largest Buildings

Join the Riveters Collective, Stand.earth, and RE Sources for a virtual panel on upcoming changes to Bellingham's building code. RSVP and submit your questions on the registration page here. Learn how electrification of new buildings moves us toward our climate goals, what this transition means for our building community, and what you can do to […]

King Tides and Sea Level Rise (featuring WA Sea Grant)

Sandy Point Marina 4323 Saltspring Dr, Ferndale, WA

Join RE Sources and Bridget Trosin, Coastal Policy Specialist with University of Washington’s Sea Grant program, for a presentation on king tides — the highest tides of the year. Learn how king tides are impacting the shorelines of the Sandy Point community, hear more about what Whatcom County's Climate Action Plan could do to mitigate […]

Environmental Caucus Annual Meeting + Talk on Nooksack River “boundaries for living”

The WRIA 1 Environmental Caucus* will hold its annual meeting on Monday, January 10th from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Get an update on water related happenings in 2021, get a brief look ahead at 2022 and meet (virtually) others interested in environmental issues in Whatcom County. Learn about the safe operating space for humanity in the Nooksack […]

Whittling Away Waste: Climate Solutions at Your School

Calling all teachers, students, parents, custodians, food workers, paraeducators, and community members! Are you interested in discovering ways you can take part in climate solutions at school? Join our interactive virtual event hosted by our Education Specialists on Tuesday, February 1st from 6:30-7:30 pm. Learn about the climate and health impacts of landfills and get […]

Bellingham waterfront cleanup site tour: RG Haley

Cornwall Beach 100 Pine St, Bellingham, WA

Get familiar with a cleanup site along Bellingham's waterfront that is contaminated from an industrial history of treating wood, a chemically intensive process. You can have a say in how the Washington state Department of Ecology might address the contaminants!  Join us for an in person tour on Tuesday, February 8th from 12:00-1:30 PM. We will […]

Working for healthy oceans protected by a more just world

Working for healthy oceans protected by a more just world: An Overview of Ocean Conservancy and the Arctic Program In this presentation, Ocean Conservancy’s Sr. Director of Arctic Programs, Becca Robbins Gisclair, will provide an overview of Ocean Conservancy’s work to protect our oceans from today’s greatest global challenges, with a focus on work in […]

Coho Conundrum: Stormwater and Salmon

When: Saturday, March 5th 9 am-4 pm (with breaks) Who: Middle and upper elementary schools educators STEM clock hours: 8 Where: NSEA Campus Instructors: Pollution Prevention Specialist, Kirsten McDade, and Education Specialist Sasha Savoian Note: This training will be IN PERSON. We are requiring proof of vaccination for COVID-19 and reserve the right to reschedule […]

ClimeTime: Teaching for the Climate 201

In-Person and Online

Registration closes March 5th, 2022  at 5pm Receive a $200 stipend upon completion of all three parts of Teaching for the Climate course! While the 101 course built foundational skills in teaching outside, 201 will dive deeper to gain the resources to incorporate local climate-related science and Indigenous perspective into outdoor teaching with students. This […]

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[RESCHEDULED] Coho, Orcas and Fighting Pollution w/ Kirsten McDade

RE Sources 2309 Meridian St, Bellingham, WA

NOTE: The April 11th meeting of this event is cancelled. Please join us on April 25th, 5-6PM instead. You can sign up for that one here. Why are coho dying in urban streams and why are orca whales full of toxic chemicals? Through hands-on activities and demonstrations you will learn what pollutants are on the […]

Coho, Orcas and Fighting Pollution w/ Kirsten McDade

RE Sources 2309 Meridian St, Bellingham, WA

RSVP Why are coho dying in urban streams and why are orca whales full of toxic chemicals? Through hands-on activities and demonstrations you will learn what pollutants are on the landscape and how they endanger our wildlife in the water Most importantly, you will learn about some important tools to help fight local pollution and […]

Salish Sea Vessel Traffic & Unpermitted Expansions at the Petrogas LPG Export Facility

Recent research by Friends of the San Juans documents 22 new or expanding terminal and refinery projects that would add at least 2,634 annual vessel transits to and from Salish Sea ports in British Columbia and Washington State. If all of these terminal and refinery projects are permitted and developed, the Salish Sea would see […]

Tour a Bellingham waterfront cleanup site: GP West (Lignin Parcel)

300 W Laurel St 300 W Laurel St, Bellingham, WA

What's up with all the old industrial land along Bellingham's waterfront? Get familiar with a cleanup site along Bellingham Bay that is contaminated from past operations treating pulp and paper at the GP West Lignin Parcel site. You can have a say in how the Washington State Department of Ecology might address the contaminants! We […]