Join us on Saturday, August 7th for our next work party. We will work from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.
In order to maintain our Fairhaven Park, Native Plant Gardens, we host Fairhaven Park Work Parties as volunteer opportunities for you to invest in the health of the park.
Your tasks will be to remove invasive blackberries in our native plant restoration site, move mulch to help young native saplings grow, and with overall restoration of the site. Volunteers moving mulch earlier this summer at our last party below.
Afterwards, we’ll convene at Stones Throw Brewery to wind up the afternoon and celebrate our accomplishments.
Please sign up ASAP as an RSVP so we know how many tools to bring. Thank you.
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Work Party INFO
Transportation: Bus, Bike, Walk or Carpool if you can. Drive if you must.
Meeting Location: Upper shelter in Fairhaven Park.
107 Chuckanut Dr N, Bellingham, WA 98225
When: See specific dates/times above
Late?: If you arrive later than the start time, walk up the trail and find us in one of our Native Plant Gardens. Listen for the sounds of work getting done and laughter!
Tasks: We will be removing invasive species and unwanted competition to protect our native plants. This is essentially buttercup, sprouting thistle; blackberry; and ivy.
Equipment: Gloves, tools, and instruction provided. Don’t forget your water bottle and a snack. We will have water for refills.
Who? All ages welcome, no experience necessary. Volunteers under the age of 18 are required to have a guardian sign a Liability form at the event.
What to wear: Please wear reasonable clothing- dress for the seasonal weather and wear close-toed shoes.
After Party: We traditionally convene at Stones Throw Brewery to celebrate the day.
1009 Larrabee Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
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Todd Elsworth is one of the many “Mossy-haired lunatics roaming the dripping peninsulas”, described in “I’m Here for the Weather” by Tom Robbins. As executive director, he works to fulfill our mission to teach the health benefits of nature, promote outdoor recreation, and steward the places where we play.