Whatcom County to host living with the coast workshop in Birch Bay

Published on Thu, Jun 7, 2012 by Jeremy Schwartz

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Residents of land adjacent to coastlines will get the chance to learn more about how to safely and effectively manage their properties at a free workshop this Saturday.

The Whatcom Marine Resources Committee will host the “Living with the Coast” workshop from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at the Birch Bay Bible Community Church, 4460 Bay Road in Birch Bay. The workshop is free and open to the public.

The workshop will cover proper bluff management, shoreline permitting and coastal process, among other topics. Coastal expert Jim Johanneson will also be on hand to answer questions and lead a tour of Point Whitehorn to show examples of and opportunities for proper coastal management.

Signing up for the meeting is encouraged, but not required. To RSVP, email county marine resources staff lead Melissa Roberts at mroberts@co.whatcom.wa.us or call 360/676-6876, ext. 50259. For more information on the workshop, click here.


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