BIRCH BAY WATERSHED & AQUATIC RESOURCES MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

The Birch Bay Watershed and Aquatic Resources Management (BBWARM) District was created in response to community concerns about water quality, flooding, and loss of aquatic habitat in the Birch Bay Watershed. BBWARM’s stormwater program focuses on protecting water quality and reducing stormwater impacts. Explore our website to learn more about what BBWARM is doing and how you can get involved.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

Advisory Committee Meeting:

The next regular business meeting will be held September 18, 2019 from 6-8pm at the BP Heron Center 7290 Birch Bay Dr, Blaine, WA.

*Parking fees will be covered for individuals attending the meeting. Please bring your Discover Pass if you have one.

NEWS & EVENTS

*Click here for a full list of upcoming and past events.


Watershed Watchers Adopt-a-Block Kits Available Now!

The Birch Bay Watershed Watchers are excited to announce that the Adopt-A-Block kits are now available to check out at the Birch Bay Visitor Information Center! Do you know a street, park, or portion of beach that could use a little extra love? If so, we want to hear from you! We are looking for individuals, community groups, and businesses to adopt portions of the community and commit to keep them free of garbage, debris and other contaminates. The kits are supplied with lawn signs, safety vests, trash pickers, garbage bags, gloves, and storm drain markers. For more information, please contact Lars Olson via email: LOlson@co.whatcom.wa.us or call 360-778-6290.

September 14, 2019

10:00 AM

Save the Date! Run with the Chums 2019

Join the Chums of Terrell Creek for this fun event during Whatcom Water Week!

Run or walk on a scenic loop through the BP Highlands and learn more about watershed health while taking care of your own health.

This family friendly even offers a kids' smolt sprint, prizes and more!!

* Free t-shirts (to the first 300 participants)

* Free raffle with lots of cool prizes

* Refreshments

* 1k Smolt Sprint for kids at 10:00 am, ribbons for all racers

* Kids activities

* Guest speakers

* Beautiful location for a morning run or walk

* Exhibits and information tables

* Route is off the roads. Paved and gravel trails

Visit the Whatcom Conservation District website for more information!



September 18, 2019

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

September Advisory Committee Meeting

BP Heron Center, Birch Bay State Park

The next Advisory Committee meeting will be held September 18, 2019 from 6-8pm at the BP Heron Center 7290 Birch Bay Dr, Blaine, WA.

*Parking fees will be covered for individuals attending the meeting. Please bring your Discover Pass if you have one.

Adopt-a-Block Lawn Signs

Would you like your very own BBWARM Watershed Watchers Adopt-a-Block lawn sign? Adopt a section of road, beach, stream or park within Birch Bay and commit to keeping it free of trash and debris- it's that simple! As the saying goes, many hands make light work. Let's all pitch in and keep this beautiful bay clean! To get involved in the program, contact Holly Faulstich.



BBWARM Financial & Annual Report Now Available

Click here to view to latest BBWARM Financial & Annual Report.