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Published by Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington University in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English


  • Soil conservation -- Washington (State) -- Whatcom Creek Watershed,
  • Water quality -- Washington (State) -- Whatcom Creek Watershed,
  • Fish habitat improvement -- Washington (State) -- Whatcom Creek Watershed,
  • Recreation -- Washington (State) -- Whatcom Creek Watershed,
  • Environmental impact analysis -- Washington (State) -- Whatcom Creek Watershed

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Includes bibliographical references (leaves 38-39)

Statement[prepared by students of Huxley College] ; authors, Kevin Cricchio ... [et al.] ; lead agency, Washington State Department of Ecology.
ContributionsCricchio, Kevin., Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology., Huxley College of Environmental Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 39, [17] leaves., 20 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14506077M

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Habitat restoration on Whatcom Creek works to address issues of temperature and dissolved oxygen through protection of critical areas and enhancement of riparian areas. Fecal coliform issues are being addressed through multiple City programs and include dog was te pickup stations along Whatcom Creek. City of Bellingham Whatcom Creek – Ten Years After Page 8 May Red Tail Reach The Red Tail Reach Project was completed in April The project improved 1, linear feet of the Whatcom Creek stream bank and floodplain. The project area is located on the south side of Whatcom Creek between I-5 and Racine Street. The project removed. WHATCOM CREEK RESTORATION PROJECT REPORT: Associated with the Whatcom Creek Restoration Plan Developed for the J Olympic Pipe Line Gasoline Spill March Brenna Forester City of Bellingham Department of Environmental Resources Bellingham, WA. Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap Download coordinates as: KML GPX Whatcom Creek is a waterway in Bellingham, Washington, United States.. Approximately 4 miles ( km) long, it drains Lake Whatcom through Whatcom Falls Park and through the city of Bellingham to Bellingham starts at the dam near the fish hatchery in Whatcom Falls Park where the creek goes over many falls.

“Everything in the creek was dead,” Henderson said. “All the way to the bay.” Worms floated dead. All types of insects were gone. Emergency Cleanup In the summer following the explosion, the assessment was grim and emergency restoration plans began immediately. Olympic Pipe Line Co., took responsibility for the emergency cleanup.   Whatcom Creek in Bellingham is a small sized creek that drains out of Lake Whatcom. Fishing was once good for trout throughout but after a pipeline explosion years ago the trout populations have been diminished. Certain areas are open to trout fishing throughout the spring and summer months with some areas being closed and others reserved for. Smoke billows from Bellingham’s Whatcom Creek after more than , gallons of gasoline leaked from a ruptured pipeline into the creek and ignited J , killing three boys.   J , was a beautiful, sunny afternoon that careened into chaos when a deadly fireball raced down Whatcom Creek — fueled by , gallons of gasoline that had leaked from a .

City of Bellingham Whatcom Creek Post-Fire Report R2 Resource Consultants, Inc. iii /Whatcom Creek Post-Fire Report_   Don Hrutfiord runs a beef operation along with his wife Mary and son Chris near Drayton Harbor, just south of Blaine. Since the Hrutfiord farm includes an unnamed creek that flows directly into the harbor, Don and family chose to be early adopters of farm planning services offered by the Whatcom Conservation District (WCD) way back in   Whatcom Creek water is listed as “impaired” for temperature, fecal coliform, and dissolved oxygen levels, mostly due to human and animal waste and run off from the Lake Whatcom watershed. The most direct effect of the fire was the loss of vegetation within the burn zone, leading to the reduction in shade and associated cooling properties of. The fireball followed gas that spilled from the pipe break, down Hannah Creek and then down Whatcom Creek, scorching a line miles long, nearly reaching Interstate 5 and burning a total of