Meetings & Events

All MRC meetings are open the public. Active participation is encouraged.


August MRC Meeting

General MRC advisory committee meeting. Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of the month at the at the Whatcom County Garden Level Conference Room of the Civic Center Annex at 322 N. Commercial Street, Bellingham unless otherwise noted. The public is always welcome.

Civic Annex Building, Garden Level Conference Room
5:00pm - 6:00pm
North Puget Sound Geographic Response Plan Update

Washington State Ecology will present the current work on the North Puget Sound GRP update. Successful GRP design relies heavily on the input Ecology receives from local partners and stakeholders. This information and insight strengthens our plans, and increases Washington’s preparedness in the event of an oil spill.

Civic Annex Building, Garden Room More Info
9:00am- Noon
Cherry Point Community Beach Cleanup

You are invited to join the Whatcom MRC and Cherry Point Industries to help keep our beaches clean!  Hosted lunch and prizes included.  RSVP required.

BP Recreation Area
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9:00am - Noon
*Speaker Series Event* Lummi Island Rainwater Catchment Systems

Join an informative discussion how how rainwater catchment systems work, how much they cost, and whether they are legal?

Grange Hall, N. Nugent Road, Lummi Island
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2019 Whatcom Water Week

Whatcom Water Week is a week long event that celebrates our local water resources. Businesses, non-profit organizations and community groups celebrate the importance of water, share information about the state of the resource, offer stewardship opportunities, and expand awareness and appreciation of our marine and fresh water resources and the role water plays in our lives.

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