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Climate Activist Meeting *in-person, outside!*

Goods Local Brews 2620 Northwest Ave, Bellingham, WA

Meet your neighbors who want to make a difference at our monthly Climate Activist Meetings. Get the latest updates and plan actions for accelerating a just transition to a clean energy economy, while protecting the Salish Sea and people from hazardous fossil fuel shipment expansions. We're meeting at Goods Local Brews (2620 Northwest Ave, Bellingham. […]

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 […]

July Beach Cleanup

Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve 4601 Gulf Road, Ferndale, WA

Grab a trash grabber and meet us at the beach! To combat plastic pollution in the Salish Sea, RE Sources hosts beach cleanups — as well as cleanups along rivers and lakes — throughout Whatcom and Skagit counties, providing cleanup equipment and a place to connect with like-minded community members. Join us Tuesday, July 5th […]

Paddle Tour of Bellingham Bay’s cleanup sites

Community Boating Center 555 Harris Ave, Bellingham, WA

Hop in a kayak and have your questions about our local bay answered at this tour! Tour leaders will show kayakers a perspective of Bellingham Bay that can’t be seen from land, and visit sites that illuminate the history of Bellingham Bay, its legacy industrial contamination (MTCA, or Model Toxic Control Act sites), cleanup and […]

$45

Trash cleanup by kayak!

Community Boating Center 555 Harris Ave, Bellingham, WA

Get garbage out of those hard-to-reach places along our waterfront! Get outside on a beautiful day and make a difference! Beach cleanups by land are awesome, but when you take to the water with us, we'll help keep trash out of the Salish Sea in places that are harder to access otherwise — and therefore […]

August Beach Cleanup

Whatcom Falls Park

To combat plastic pollution in the Salish Sea, RE Sources hosts beach cleanups — as well as cleanups along rivers and lakes — throughout Whatcom and Skagit counties, providing cleanup equipment and a place to connect with like-minded community members. Join us Thursday, August 11th from 4pm - 6pm at Whatcom Falls Park (Silver Beach […]

Photography for beginners: Science and nature shots

RE Sources 2309 Meridian St, Bellingham, WA

Come learn the basics of photography for outdoor and scientific use! No experience required; we ask that you come with your own camera (a smartphone is fine) so we can get outside and test out what you learned. Led by RE Sources communications manager Simon. Meet on Tuesday, August 16th, 5:30-7:00 pm. at The RE Sources office […]

Free

Bellingham Bay Renovation Walking Tour

Waypoint Park 1145 Granary Avenue, Bellingham, WA

The Bellingham Waterfront is being transformed beneath our very eyes. This land was once dominated by heavy industries that were largely inaccessible to the public but now people stroll through this area visiting a park, pump track, cafe, and pub. Are you curious to know what these past industries were and how the cleanup process […]

September Beach Cleanup (International Coastal Cleanup)

Locust Beach 3199 Locust Ave, Bellingham, WA

Grab a trash grabber and meet us at the beach! To combat plastic pollution in the Salish Sea, RE Sources hosts beach cleanups — as well as cleanups along rivers and lakes — throughout Whatcom and Skagit counties, providing cleanup equipment and a place to connect with like-minded community members. Join us on Saturday, September […]

Climate Activist Meeting *in-person, outside!*

Goods Local Brews 2620 Northwest Ave, Bellingham, WA

Whether it's your first or umpteenth time, this will be a valuable meeting for anyone wanting to tackle climate change locally. We're focusing on how you can leverage power at the local level with activities and guidance on talking with your elected officials, tips for writing effective letters/public comments, organizing strategies and more. We're meeting […]