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Natural Resources and Environment

Shoreline View

Actions & Resolutions

Actions taken by the City of Bellingham to promote sustainability.
Bellingham Bay

Climate Protection

City efforts to reduce our carbon footprint

Water Class by Robert MittendorfEnvironmental Education

Programs and tools to foster environmental stewardship

BeachEnvironmental Plans and Regulations

Plans and laws that relate to shorelines, wetlands and other critical areas

Environmental RemediationEnvironmental Remediation

 Remediation Sites within the City

Light Catcher buildingGreen Development Resources

Guidance for minimizing negative impacts from development projects, including LID and green building

Restoring HabitatHabitat Restoration

Improvements to wetlands, streams and other sensitive habitat

Lake WhatcomLake Whatcom Reservoir

Protection and management of drinking water, environmental and recreational uses

Whatcom FallsMitigation Program

City efforts to benefit our community by improving the success rate of mitigation projects, reducing costs associated with mitigation, coordinating mitigation efforts, and streamlining the mitigation process

Recycling BinsRecycling and Waste Reduction

Residential recycling and clean green yard waste disposal

Storm Drain by Anna ThordarsonStormwater

Pollution Prevention for Businesses, Stormwater Management Program, Reducing Pollution

Watering CanWater Conservation

Ways to be water smart and conserve this vital resource

Squalicum CreekWater Quality

Bellingham Bay, and urban streams

 

Reusable Graocery BagPlastic Bag Ban

Law to reduce use of plastics in Bellingham takes effect Aug. 1, 2012

 

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