Trash cleanup @ Whatcom Falls Park

Join RE Sources and Surfrider for our monthly cleanup, this time at Whatcom Falls Park! From Silver Beach Road entrance, meet at the trailhead next to the fish hatchery. Trash grabbers, gloves, and bags provided, and bagels provided by Bagelry. 

To combat plastic pollution in the Salish Sea, we host beach cleanups — as well as cleanups along rivers and lakes — throughout Whatcom and Skagit counties, providing cleanup equipment and a place to connect with like-minded community members. Plastic pollution is a concern for water quality and wildlife everywhere, and has even been discovered in drinking water and table salt worldwide. 

Recent research found that Pacific Ocean juvenile fish have been consuming microplastic particles in their first days of life, with not-yet understood health consequences. 

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Starts: August 11, 2022

Time: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Admission: Free!

Location: Whatcom Falls Park
1700 Silver Beach Rd, Bellingham, WA 98229

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Produced By: RE Source

Contact Person: Simon Bakke

Phone: (360) 350-8971


        We acknowledge that Whatcom County is located on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples. They cared for the lands that included what we’d call the Puget Sound region, Vancouver Island and British Columbia since time immemorial. This gives us the great obligation and opportunity to learn how to care for our surrounding areas and all the natural and human resources we require to live. We express our deepest respect and gratitude for our indigenous neighbors, the Lummi Nation and Nooksack Tribe, for their enduring care and protection of our shared lands and waterways.
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