Celebrate the opening of our Outdoor Classroom Native Plant Garden in the Hundred Acre Wood. Where: Gather at our Recognition Rock Bench Date: Thursday, May 4th Time: 5:30pm Speakers: Mayor ... Read More →
Thursday, March 23rd – Planting Party in Hundred Acre Wood – Fairhaven Park
We're looking for helping hands to join us in our stewardship area. Please RSVP and sign up below. Meet: Upper Shelter, Fairhaven Park 107 Chuckanut Dr. N. When: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm (then adjourn to ... Read More →
Week One – Outdoor Classroom Construction Timeline
With the start of the New Year, we were ready to get going after years of planning and preparation. For background: Recreation Northwest Outdoor Classroom Project Overview-Fairhaven Park (PDF) We ... Read More →
Good Energy from Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery in Fairhaven Park
Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery employees came out for a Good Energy community volunteer event to continue to help with our stewardship work in Fairhaven Park. In preparation for the event, I (Todd) was ... Read More →
Most Common Pacific Northwest Native Plants and their traditional/cultural uses.
“Ethnobotany is the study of how people of a particular culture and region make use of indigenous (native) plants. Plants provide food, medicine, shelter, dyes, fibers, oils, resins, gums, soaps, ... Read More →
Hey 2022, Here we go – OUTSIDE!
We at Recreation Northwest, known for producing fun community events over the years, now plan to leverage our Fairhaven Park Stewardship and Parkscriptions programs to expand and evolve into new ... Read More →
Recreation Northwest Kicks off 2022 with a Stewardship Event
On Sunday, January 16, Caleb Savage, Program Coordinator for Recreation Northwest, held a volunteer appreciation gathering and the first stewardship event of the year! At Recreation Northwest, we are ... Read More →
Giving Thanks to our Volunteers of 2021
The pandemic may have shifted our approach as an organization, but it didn’t change our appreciation for our amazing community. Our 2021 volunteer work parties helped us reconnect with familiar ... Read More →
Looks like Rain, Restoration Volunteer Project with New & Old Faces a Huge Success!
Fairhaven Park Work Party in Bellingham, WA Helps Clear Invasive Species To Restore Native Northwest Plants The first rain Bellingham had seen in 52 days was welcomed by volunteers during Recreation ... Read More →
August 7th Volunteer Work Event at Fairhaven Park
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 ... Read More →