Meetings & Events

All MRC meetings are open the public. Active participation is encouraged.

January

1:00pm-2:30pm
North Sound Stewards Advisory Committee Meeting

The North Sound Stewards is a volunteer citizen science program run in partnership by the Whatcom MRC and RE Sources for Sustainable Communities.  The advisory committee will make decisions on the logistics of the program for the 2019 season.

First floor conference room, Civic Annex Building
2:30-4:00pm
January Project Development Subcommittee Meeting

The Whatcom MRC Project Development Subcommittee works to brainstorm, develop, and prioritize projects the MRC leads to protect and restore marine resources.  The subcommittee works to secure additional funding for projects when needed.  Example projects include outreach to landowners, nearshore restoration, or scientific surveys. 

Civic Annex Building, First Floor Conference Room

February

5:00-7:00pm
February MRC meeting

General MRC advisory committee meeting. Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of the month at the at the Whatcom County Garden Level Conference Room of the Civic Center Annex at 322 N. Commercial Street, Bellingham unless otherwise noted. The public is always welcome.

Garden Level Conference Room, Civic Annex Building

March

5:00pm-6:00pm
Pinto Abalone Status Review

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comment on a proposal to list the pinto abalone as a state endangered species.  Join the MRC on March 7 to hear a WDFW research scientist present information on why the species may be in peril of local extinction and how you can provide comment.

Civic Annex Building, Garden Level Conference Room More Info
5:00pm-7:00pm
March MRC Meeting

General MRC advisory committee meeting. Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of the month at the at the Whatcom County Garden Level Conference Room of the Civic Center Annex at 322 N. Commercial Street, Bellingham unless otherwise noted. The public is always welcome.

Civic Annex Building, Garden Level Conference Room

April

5:00pm-6:00pm
Million Waves Project

Join the April MRC meeting to learn about the Million Waves Project - taking recycled plastic cleaned from the ocean and turning it into 3D printed limbs.

Civic Annex Building, Garden Level Conference Room More Info