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The Whatcom County Marine Resources Committee (MRC) was established by the County Council in 1999 to protect and enhance the local marine environment and contribute to the protection of the marine environment of the Northwest Straits.  The Whatcom MRC is one of seven MRCs established in the Northwest Straits region as part of the federal Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative.

MRC meetings are held the first Thursday of the month from 6 to 8 pm at Whatcom County Civic Center, 322 N. Commercial Street, Bellingham, Garden Level Conference Room.  Meetings are open to the public.

Next Meeting: June 4, 2015

Meeting information, including past agendas and meeting summaries can be found HERE.

 
 What's Happening?
 
  • Birch Bay Beach Day - Saturday, June 6, 12-4 Join the Whatcom MRC on Saturday June 6 at Birch Bay State Park to celebrate Birch Bay Beach Day!  Learn about water quality around Whatcom County, biotoxins, shellfish, marine mammals ...
    Posted May 22, 2015, 9:47 AM by Austin Rose
  • June 3 water quality monitoring training for interested citizen scientist volunteers Are you interested in becoming a water quality monitoring volunteer?  Several organizations and agencies in Whatcom County are looking for citizen scientists to help with their water quality programs.  Attend ...
    Posted May 8, 2015, 12:18 PM by Austin Rose
  • Blaine Water Fest 2015 - Sunday, June 7 from 11-3pm Improving water quality is important for recreation, shellfish harvest, and salmon in Whatcom County water bodies.  “Due to threats to shellfish harvest, Blaine Public Works has been awarded funds from ...
    Posted May 7, 2015, 4:33 PM by Austin Rose
  • Whatcom MRC co-sponsors San Juan Islands National Monument presentation on Lummi Island Interested in learning about the San Juan Islands National Monument?  Join the Whatcom Marine Resources Committee (MRC), Lummi Island Heritage Trust, and the Bureau of Land Management at the Heritage ...
    Posted Apr 28, 2015, 9:23 AM by Austin Rose
  • North Chuckanut Bay Clam Survey - April 20-21, 2015 On April 20th and 21st, The Whatcom Marine Resources Committee will be partnering with the Puget Sound Restoration Fund’s Garden of the Salish Sea Curriculum to conduct a clam ...
    Posted Apr 9, 2015, 2:09 PM by Austin Rose
  • Village Books Event - The Salish Sea: Jewel of the Pacific Northwest Next Thursday, April 16th at 7:00pm authors Audrey Benedict of Cloud Ridge Naturalists and Joe Gaydos of the SeaDoc Society will be giving a talk and signing copies of ...
    Posted Apr 9, 2015, 1:50 PM by Austin Rose
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322 N. Commercial St., Ste. 110
Bellingham,WA 98225
(360) 676-6876
arose@co.whatcom.wa.us

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