Whatcom Conservation District nominated Rich Appel of Appel Farms for his environmental leadership in the Whatcom County agricultural community. On November 27, 2018 he was awarded the Vim Wright ‘Building Bridges’ award at the 2018 annual meeting of the Washington Association of Conservation Districts (WACD) in Kennewick, WA.
Over 250 parents, kids, volunteers, runners, walkers, grandparents, dog owners, and community members joined the Chums of Terrell Creek to celebrate Healthy Water, Healthy People on a cloudy and damp Saturday, September 15th. The 6th Annual Run with the Chums 5k Fun Run/Walk was a huge success.
Whatcom Conservation District now has a small manure spreader available for loan to landowners in Whatcom County. Contact us to learn how you can use the spreader on your farm! 360-526-2381
Northwest Horse Source & Whatcom Conservation District Design Competition
What would you do with $3000 for on-farm improvements?
Whatcom Conservation District Board of Supervisors
Shellfish harvesting in Birch Bay is rooted in the culture of Whatcom County. After a decade of pollution-related closure, there is cause for celebration, as the shellfish growing area at the mouth of Terrell Creek is once again open to harvest!
Larry Helm is NW Area Supervisor of the Year
Lynden, WA October 16, 2017
Our Annual Newsletter is available online!! Read about Drayton harbor re-opening for shellfish harvest, tips on how to manage you spring pastures, Information on FREE SOIL TEST, Native Plant Sale species list and order form and much much more.