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Volunteer Opportunities

Whatcom Conservation District invites you to join us in our mission to conserve natural resources. We have many projects and events throughout the year and are always looking for volunteers who can contribute their talents and expertise. These are great opportunities for you to be involved in your local community and have a positive impact on the environment.


The Whatcom CD hosts events throughout the year. We appreciate your help!

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Wildlife Tracking

Take photos of wildlife and their signs to help the Whatcom CD crowd source wildlife data!

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Work Parties

Volunteers are needed each year to help restore habitat along salmon bearing streams.


We have many events and opportunities for volunteering throughout the year. Whether you can take photos, plant trees, greet participants, identify native plants, or help set up we appreciate your contribution. 


Join our Volunteer Team, and receive emails notifying you of volunteer opportunities as they arise. Click here to submit your information or contact Aneka Sweeney at (360) 526-2381 x103 or

Run With The Chums

Volunteers are needed each year for parking, registration, and other race logistics.

Native Plant Sale

Volunteers are needed each year to help with plant packing, customer service, and more.

Whatcom Farm Expo

Volunteers are needed each year for parking, greeting, and other event logistics.

  • Apr 22, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Bellingham, 2522 Kwina Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226, USA
    Join us and Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association as we celebrate Earth Day by planting trees! Park at the Northwest Indian College at 2522 Kwina Rd., Bellingham. If you pre-register before 3/29, you can request a free Earth Day t-shirt for the event!
  • May 05, 10:00 AM – May 07, 3:00 PM
    Kendall, Columbia Valley, Kendall, WA 98244, USA
    A roving chipper will be in the Columbia Valley Neighborhood to chip up limbs and brush piles that have been properly stacked at the end of your driveway! Cleaning up tree limbs and brush around your home helps reduce your wildfire risk!
  • May 13, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Lynden, 429 Fish Trap Way, Lynden, WA 98264, USA
    Join NSEA and the Whatcom Conservation District at the new Dickenson Park. Parking is available in the neighborhood streets – closest address is 429 Fish Trap Way, Lynden. Carpool available from Bellingham.
  • May 20, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Terrell Creek Parking, 7039 Jackson Rd, Blaine, WA 98230, USA
    Join NSEA and the Whatcom Conservation District as we continue restoration along Terrell Creek for chum, coho, and winter steelhead. Parking and shuttle at 7039 Jackson Rd, Blaine. Carpool available from Bellingham.


Contact Aneka Sweeney at (360) 526-2381 x103 or


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