Meetings & Events
The Whatcom MRC Project Development Subcommittee works to brainstorm, develop, and prioritize MRC projects which protect and restore marine resources. The subcommittee works with the Northwest Straits Foundation to secure funding for projects when needed.Civic Annex Building, first floor conference room
The Whatcom County MRC Executive Subcommittee works to establish committee protocols, develop agendas, recruit new members, and strategize actions. The committee is made of the officers of the full committee (Chair, Vice-Chair, and NWSC Representative) and others willing to serve.Conference Call
The Whatcom MRC Project Development Subcommittee works to brainstorm, develop, and prioritize projects which protect and restore marine resources. The subcommittee works with the Northwest Straits Foundation to secure funding for projects when needed. Example projects include outreach to landowners, nearshore restoration, or scientific surveys.Civic Annex Building, First Floor Conference Room
Western Washington University launched the Salish Sea Institute in the fall of 2015 in response to an unmet need for ongoing dialogue and action regarding the health of the Salish Sea. Ginny Broadhurst, Director, will provide information on the mission and work of the Institute to foster stewardship of the Salish Sea.
The May MRC will feature guest speaker Ginny Broadhurst, Director, Western Washington University Salish Sea Institute, who will provide an overview of the Institute and its mission to foster stewardship of the Salish Sea.Civic Annex Building, Garden Level Conference Room
Visit the Birch Bay Beach Fest and Feast at Birch Bay State Park to celebrate the hard work and community collaboration that led to the upgrade of 129 acres of shellfish beds around the mouth of Terrell Creek! Enjoy a clam chowder lunch, beach walks with naturalists, educational displays, and scavenger hunts and prizes for kids.Birch Bay State Park More Info