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Beach cleanup for Earth Week

I & J Waterway 1000 Hilton Ave, Bellingham, WA

Pick up beach cleanup supplies, refreshments, and join us on Bellingham's waterfront to prevent trash from getting into Bellingham Bay! Saturday, April 20th 10am–12pm Meet at parking lot near 1000 Hilton Ave (I & J Waterway, Bellingham. Map) To combat plastic pollution in the Salish Sea, we host beach cleanups — as well as cleanups along […]

Sacred Earth Fair – Urban Edition

First Congregational Church of Bellingham 2401 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA, United States

RE Sources' Land and Water Policy Manager Alexander Harris will be facilitating a panel discussion at this 2024 Sacred Earth Fair hosted by First Congregational Church of Bellingham on April 20th. The fair calls together diverse environmental voices of our community that have shared common interests and concerns for creation care and environmental activism. Tabling […]


Beach cleanup for Mother’s Day

Maritime Heritage Park 500 W Holly St, Bellingham, United States

Pick up beach cleanup supplies, refreshments, and join us on Bellingham's waterfront to prevent trash from getting into Bellingham Bay! Sunday, May 12th 12:00–2:00pm Maritime Heritage Park, Bellingham. Meet near the fish hatchery (1600 C St, map) To combat plastic pollution in the Salish Sea, we host beach cleanups — as well as cleanups along rivers and […]

Community hike: Learn about ecological forestry

Have you ever wondered if there are alternatives to clearcut logging? Can our forests produce wood products while still fostering biodiversity, forest health, and climate resilience? Join local forest policy expert Alexander Harris (RE Sources) on a hike through managed timberlands to learn about the promises and challenges of "ecological forest management" — a new […]

Intertidal monitoring at Fidalgo Bay (May 24th)

Come volunteer with the Fidalgo Bay Citizen Stewardship Committee to survey beaches in Fidalgo Bay! Help us collect data about the beaches and the organisms living on and in them. Roles available for different skill and comfort levels. Dress for the weather and bring water! There are two survey dates: Friday, May 24th at 9am […]

Village Books Event: A Forest of Your Own with Seth Zuckerman and Alexander Harris

Village Books 1200 11th St, Bellingham, WA, United States

Village Books and the North Cascades Institute have teamed up once again, to bring you another great event in the Nature of Writing Series. RE Sources is joining the fun for an evening conversation about ecological forest management. CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT From those who own forested property already to those who dream of […]


1999 Olympic Pipeline Tragedy: Remembering 25 Years

On June 10, 1999, the Olympic pipeline ruptured and spilled nearly 250,000 gallons of gasoline into Whatcom Creek which ignited and killed two boys and a young man in Bellingham. Join us in learning and remembering with a tour, film screening, creek restoration work party, and community gathering during the week of the 25th year […]

Tour of cleanup site at mouth of Whatcom Creek: Holly St. Landfill cleanup

Maritime Heritage Park fish hatchery 1600 C St, Bellingham, WA, United States

Date: Thursday, June 13, 2024 Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm Location: Meet at 1600 C St, Bellingham, WA (in front of the Maritime Heritage Center). Map here. RSVP for the tour We’re leading a community tour at the mouth of Whatcom Creek — the former Holly St. Landfill, one of 12 Bellingham Bay cleanup sites […]

June Sustainability Social Hour @ Kulshan K2

Kulshan K2 1538 Kentucky St, Bellingham, WA, United States

June 18th, 5–7pm at Kulshan K2 taproom (1538 Kentucky St, Bellingham) Last year, we teamed up with our friends at Peak Sustainability and Sustainable Connections to support a new generation of happy hour networking events, the Sustainability Social Hour. The events were a big hit, so we're keeping the beer and conservation flowing with quarterly […]


“What’s The Point?” Family-friendly beach exploration day

Point Whitehorn Park 6899 Koehn Rd, Blaine, WA, United States

Saturday, June 22nd from 10am to 2pm at Point Whitehorn Park. Please park at 7039 Jackson Rd. There will be a shuttle between this parking area and the trailhead at the park starting at 9:45am. There are minimal parking spots available at the park. What’s The Point? is a free, family-friendly event featuring low tide […]

Beach Cleanup: Post-Fourth of July

Locust Beach 3199 Locust Ave, Bellingham, WA, United States

July 5th is a perfect moment to clean up messy beaches after a weekend of July 4th celebrations — Join RE Sources and Surfrider for our monthly beach cleanup! We will be meeting at Locust Beach in Bellingham (map) from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Trash grabbers, gloves, and bags provided, and fresh bagels provided by Bagelry! […]

Microplastics cleanup & sampling: Volunteers needed

Edgewater Park 500–598 W Division St, Mt Vernon, WA, United States

Spend an afternoon with our team sampling and cleaning up the shoreline of the Skagit River for microplastic particles — no experience needed! Wednesday, July 17th 11am to 3pm North Edgewater Park in Mount Vernon (map, meet across from Division St. at the park).  RSVP These microplastics contribute to the ever-growing amount of waste that […]