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Thank you – Brett McCandlis Brown & Conner for your Fairhaven Park Work Party

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

Solar panels arriving by land and sea

Join us on Wednesday, June 27th for the solar dedication at the Taylor Dock shelter, celebrating the Bellingham community’s work in support of renewable energy.

Wednesday, June 27th Event Schedule  11:30 a.m. Boaters Meet @ Cornwall Beach for trip to Taylor Dock 12:00pm Boaters depart from Cornwall Beach  1:00 p.m. Bikers arrive @ ITEK Energy for trip… Continue reading

Recreation Economy round-up – May 2018

Here’s a re-cap of some of the noteworthy recreation economy stories from the past month.

Government Puts Outdoor Industry Size at $373 Billion That’s 2 percent of overall GDP—putting it on par with other major economy-drivers (and larger than oil and mining).

FIND YOUR CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT DATA Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) has released congressional-level Outdoor Recreation Economy reports for all… Continue reading

Visitor Spending Effects – Economic Contributions of National Park Visitor Spending

Here’s an interesting page on the economic impact of visitation to our National Parks. 

Visitor Spending Effects – Economic Contributions of National Park Visitor Spending

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

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