Recreation Northwest

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 Welcomes Sonja & Krissy to the Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

For more information contact: April Claxton, Recreation Northwest April@RecreationNorthwest.org 360.223.5262

Sonja Max and Krissy Moehl join Recreation Northwest Board of Directors

BELLINGHAM, WA (Jan. 12, 2017) – The Recreation Northwest Board is pleased to announce Sonja Max and Krissy Moehl were recently elected to join the Board of Directors.

Sonja Max is… Continue reading

Parkscriptions Update – April 2017

Happy Spring. It feels like the weather may finally be changing, and at the very least the colors are filling in and it is vibrant right now. A perfect time to head outdoors and fill your senses. 

The Parkscriptions teams have been busy this past month. Our Advisory Team met last week and filled the room with their energy,… Continue reading

Stewardship & Education – Hikers Tour the Hundred Acre Wood

We were delighted at the turnout that we had for our local Parks RX Day celebration in Fairhaven Park and the opportunity to share our stewardship and education work with an engaged audience.

With the help of Robert Mittendorf and his leading Bellingham Herald article, See why they call it the Hundred Acre Wood (4/21/17), we had 70 people come… 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 April@RecreationNorthwest.org 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

Recreation Economy round-up – April, 2017

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

Outdoors companies mobilize hikers in multimillion-dollar battle over public lands Two generations ago, they were often written off as a bunch of hippies making backpacks and climbing gear for niche markets. But in recent decades, companies such as Patagonia and REI have become consumer… Continue reading