October MRC Meeting
: Civic Annex Building, Garden Level Conference Room

2018 Whatcom Water Week Photo Contest

To celebrate Whatcom Water Week 2018, the Whatcom Watersheds Information Network (WWIN) is hosting a photo contest open to all photographers.  The theme is “Water – It’s Everybody’s Business,” and we are looking for images that convey the role that water plays in your life and in the culture of Whatcom County.  Photographers are encouraged to be creative and include water in all its forms. 

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Mouth of Terrell Creek

Shellfish harvesting reopened in Birch Bay!  

On January 16th, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) upgraded 129 acres of shellfish beds in Birch Bay from Prohibited to Approved for shellfish harvesting.  For the past 10 years, the waters around the mouth of Terrell Creek in the center of Birch Bay have been closed to shellfish harvesting due to pollution. Years of hard work and collaboration by community members, non-profit organizations, and local government have resulted in water quality improvements in Terrell Creek. This is a community success worth celebrating! Stay tuned for a community celebration in June 2018.