Last year we planted 286 native plants as part of our Fairhaven Park Trail and Boardwalk project. It is now our job to keep these plants alive! We have protected the plants with deer fencing to keep hungry intruders out. But that doesn’t keep out the invasive species! I went for a walk with Perry Welch, our wetland biologist, to… Continue reading
Here’s an interesting page on the economic impact of visitation to our National Parks.
This interactive tool is a collaboration between the National Park Service and the U.S. Geological Survey and displays results from the Visitor Spending Effects report series. Economic contributions of National Park Service visitor spending… Continue reading
Melissa Bianconi, Recreation Manager
Bellingham Parks and Recreation and Recreation Northwest are collaborating to offer a variety of guided walks at Fairhaven Park in celebration of National Park RX Day, on April 29. The two… Continue reading
We are wrapping up winter with our final Basecamp event of the season. Join us at Stones Throw Brewery with fellow Recreationists to talk some shop with other cool folks. We’ll be in the back of the pub down in the fire pit out back. Come be a part of the conversation that helps drive our outdoor recreation community. … Continue reading
We are proud of our Parkscriptions program.
Here’s a fun spoof on medication for skiers. Remember, laughter is good medicine.Disafear – Extra Strength
With the mystical ability to make apprehension completely and immediately vanish
Formulated for: Erasing Doubt ~ Gnarshralping ~ Momentary glory
Not recommended for those with a propensity for making bad life choices. Do… Continue reading
Recreation Northwest is the Stewards of Fairhaven Park. Over the years, we have built new trails, installed a wetland boardwalk, removed invasive species and planted native trees and plants in our planting sites. We are committed to this place and we hope you will join us, helping to steward the land.
Please consider supporting our stewardship work in 2018 by… Continue reading