Shout out to Jon Carter, our Patagonia Environmental Intern 

The staff and board of directors at Recreation Northwest would like to thank Jon Carter choosing to join us this summer to help with our Fairhaven Park Stewardship project.  Jon came to us for 5 weeks from the Patagonia store in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jon was afforded this opportunity through Patagonia’s Environmental Internship program for… Continue reading

Perry Welch leads our Planting Party in Fairhaven Park

As part of our mitigation for the Fairhaven Park Trail and Boardwalk project, we held a planting party. Our Wetland Biologist Perry Welch, with Welch Ecological Services, has been one of our core advisors on our “Trail Team”. Perry came up with our planting plan.  Perry and our regular volunteer, Dodd review where that plants should go! In this… Continue reading

Recreation Northwest Joins in National Park Prescription Day Event on Sunday, April 23rd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 13, 2017


For more information contact: April Claxton, Recreation Northwest 360.223-5262

Recreation Northwest Joins in National Park Prescription Day Event on Sunday, April 23rd

BELLINGHAM, WA (April 13, 2017) – Join Recreation Northwest for a trail talk and walk in Fairhaven Park in celebration of National Park Rx Day. Sunday, April 23rd from… Continue reading

Fairhaven Park Phase Two – Wetland Mitigation – Native Plants Work Party

We have begun Phase Two of our Fairhaven Park Trail and Wetland Boardwalk project. We are starting restoration work this spring and the trail and boardwalk construction will be in July and August. As a comprehensive project to help restore damage to the wetland, we got our volunteer crew together to plant native plants at the direction… Continue reading

Fairhaven Lions present another BIG Check for our shared Legacy Project

With the support of the Fairhaven Lions, Recreation Northwest has been able to move the Fairhaven Park Trail and Wetland Boardwalk project forward. President Joel Haggen presents me (co-Director Todd E.) with a BIG Check for $20,000 at the Lions meeting on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017. BIG Thanks to Joel and my fellow Lions.

The Fairhaven Lions funding has… Continue reading

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