Public tour of Squalicum Creek Estuary restoration is Dec. 11

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDDecember 5, 2013 

BELLINGHAM - People may tour the second phase of the project to restore Squalicum Creek Estuary on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

The event is noon to 1 p.m. Participants should meet at the Little Squalicum Beach parking lot, which is west of Mt. Baker Products at 2929 Roeder Ave.

The tour will include the mouth of Squalicum Creek and its uplands, where tour-goers will see major improvements that are part of an ongoing project to restore habitat and encourage fish passage, according to a news release from RE Sources for Sustainable Communities, which is part of the restoration effort.

Mike Hogan, environmental analyst with the Port of Bellingham, and other port employees will lead the tour.

More on the project is online at portofbellingham.com. Type "Squalicum Creek Estuary Restoration" into the search window.

Reach Kie Relyea at 360-715-2234 or kie.relyea@bellinghamherald.com.

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