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For Our Annual

Business Conservation Leaders Breakfast

A celebration of Whatcom Business in Conservation


Whatcom Land Trust invites you to attend the Business Conservation Leaders Breakfast, a celebration of business champions for land conservation!

Join keynote speaker Ken Wilcox, author of “Hiking Whatcom County” to celebrate the strong connection between good business and protecting local lands. All are invited as we showcase and thank business champions for their positive impact on our community’s health, economic prosperity and quality of life. We’ll also be presenting the Bob Keller Memorial Business Conservation Leadership Award to our wonderful recipient, Superfeet.

Proceeds benefit Whatcom Land Trust’s mission to preserve, protect, care for and engage the community in the lands, waters and resources of the special places of Whatcom County – the land we love.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

7:15 – 8:45 am 

Boundary Bay Brewery

1107 Railroad Avenue, Bellingham

Tickets are $50 and include a hearty buffet breakfast, beverages, and program.
Purchase tickets online here or by contacting Jenn Mason at (360) 990-0225 and jenn@whatcomlandtrust.org
Tickets are limited. Buy yours early!




Unable to attend our Business Partners Breakfast but would like to become a Business Partner in Conservation?

We welcome your support. Learn more about the benefits of Business Partners in Conservation.






Whatcom Water Week at the Fenton Property was a big Success!

A special thanks to Lee First, Elizabeth Binney and Hank Kastner for arranging the event and providing our community with more information about wetland ecology.

For more information about Whatcom Water Week visit their website.


For immediate release July 11, 2017

On June 30th, 2017 the Whatcom Land Trust, working with a number of partners, announced the purchase of 11.5 acres of the California Creek Estuary, located in the Drayton Harbor Watershed. According to Whatcom Land Trust Conservation Director Gabe Epperson, “The California Creek Estuary property is a critical link in protection of bird and salmon species in northern Washington. This property includes the mouth of the estuary and thus is a vital link to Drayton Harbor and the protection of its tidelands and vulnerable wetlands ecosystems.” Read More

Northern Light Press Article

Read Bellingham Herald Article

Find Out More About Estuaries.

Whatcom Land Trust conserves the special places of Whatcom County: park lands, fish & wildlife habitat, and farm lands.  




E-newsletter: Want to stay up to date on our latest conservation projects and events? Sign up for our events e-newsletter.

Events page: Information about upcoming events, from family-friendly outings at county parks to our seasonal art walks.

Stewardship page: Sign up for a work party! Help us enhance and restore fish and wildlife habitat throughout Whatcom County.

Volunteer page: There are lots of ways to get involved, from wildlife surveys to event support and administrative tasks around the office.