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Teacher Professional Development: Tracking Energy — Seed to Table to Compost (Part 2 of 3)

Calling all 3rd through 8th grade educators in Whatcom County: Tracking Energy is a three-part professional development series designed to help educators understand food systems; growing, producing, processing and disposing of food. Learn to help students draw connections to climate change and food justice issues. Register by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 29th! Register for […]

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Teacher Professional Development: Tracking Energy — Seed to Table to Compost (Part 3 of 3)

Calling all 3rd through 8th grade educators in Whatcom County: Tracking Energy is a three-part professional development series designed to help educators understand food systems; growing, producing, processing and disposing of food. Learn to help students draw connections to climate change and food justice issues. Register by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 29th! Register for […]

Free

Volunteer: Postcard Writing

RE Sources Office 2309 Meridian St., Bellingham, WA

We need volunteers to help fill out postcards to raise funds for our end-of-year giving campaign! Are you in? We had some BIG wins this year (remember when we helped end the era of massive, reckless fossil fuel expansion projects in Whatcom County?) and expect even more accomplishments next year — and we need funds to make that happen. […]

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 […]

Climate Activist Meeting (December)

For our last meeting of the year, we've got some exciting news and 3 key actions to support together! The City of Bellingham is finally set to propose that all new commercial and large multifamily (i.e. apartment complexes) be all-electric, an important step in curbing our use of methane gas for heat. There will be […]

First beach cleanup of 2022 at Maritime Heritage Park

Maritime Heritage Park 500 W Holly St, Bellingham

The solution to pollution is a New Year's resolution... to attend our regular beach cleanups!  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.  […]

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 […]

Climate Activist Meeting (January)

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. NOTE - our newsletter had an incorrect date; the correct […]

Clean & Abundant Water Lobby Week 2022

It's easier than you may think to advocate for laws that keep the Salish Sea clean and fresh water resources safe. We'll be with you every step of the way. We’re calling on our community to join us for Clean & Abundant Water Lobby Week from January 31st to February 4th, where we’ll help make […]

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 […]