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 →
Parks and Recreation
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 →
Recreation Northwest Collaborates with Pacific Chorus Frogs – Students of Wild Whatcom
The vision for Recreation Northwest is a “Community Connected To Nature”. One example is by bringing community organizations together to improve the places where we play. Last year, we partnered ... 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 →
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 →
Clocks Turn Back, Wild Whatcom Projects Move Forward
Recreation Northwest and Wild Whatcom continued their partnership with another day of service in Fairhaven Park. When the pandemic uprooted businesses, Environmental Education organizations were some ... Read More →
All in with Recreation Northwest for Climate Action Week
Climate Action Week with Recreation Northwest restoring Padden Creek in Fairhaven Park! As we have all seen in recent years the effects of Climate Change in communities around the world have had ... 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 →
Giving Thanks During the Forking Pandemic
Giving Thanks. Forking: My 12 year old daughter is enjoying watching The Good Place. Forking is how they use "the F word" on the TV show, so I figured I’d use it too. The show's producers were also ... Read More →
Tell the City What You Think About Bellingham’s Park System!
Please Take the Parks and Recreation Community Survey We need your help! Public feedback on the Parks & Recreation Community Survey will ensure that the update to Bellingham's Parks, Recreation ... Read More →