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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!

Watershed Watchers

Support water quality in your community through trash clean ups and more!


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 asweeney@whatcomcd.org.

Run With The Chums

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

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Work Parties

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

Native Plant Sale

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

Watershed Watchers

Watershed Watchers is a program in partnership with Whatcom County Public Works and the Whatcom Conservation District to provide concerned community members with the opportunity to reduce stormwater impacts and protect water quality. There are two areas where you can be involved in Watershed Watchers.

Birch Bay

Birch Bay Watershed & Aquatic Resources Management District (BBWARM) sponsored Watershed Watchers focus on stormwater cleanup in the Birch Bay and Terrell Creek Watersheds.

Lake Whatcom

The Lake Whatcom Management Program sponsored Watershed Watchers focus on stormwater cleanup in the Lake Whatcom Watershed.

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How To Particpate:

Birch Bay

  1. Report stormwater problems associated with drainage, pollution, erosion, infrastructure, maintenance needs, and illegal dumping.

  2. Adopt-a-Block to help keep your community free of trash and debris.

Lake Whatcom

  1. Reporting flooding, erosion, and pollution

  2. Picking up litter

  3. Keeping storm drains clear of debris


Contact Aneka Sweeney at (360) 526-2381 x103 or asweeney@whatcomcd.org


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