Preliminary plans for Larrabee State Park to be discussed June 4

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJune 1, 2014 

BELLINGHAM - Preliminary recommendations for a management plan for Larrabee State Park will be discussed at a public meeting Wednesday, June 4, in the Fairhaven Library at 1117 12th St.

Parks staff will present the recommendations at the meeting, which is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. It is the third phase of a four-part land-use planning project for the 2,683-acre park spread between Whatcom and Skagit counties.

People can comment at the meeting or by emailing Larrabee.Planning@parks.wa.gov or calling Park Planner Randy Kline at 360-902-8632.

Project information is available at parks.wa.gov/864/Larrabee-State-Park-Planning.

The public planning process looks at overall visitor experiences, natural resources, use of park buildings, recreation areas and trails and other topics.

In the project's last planning phase, staff will present draft recommendations to the seven-member State Parks Commission at its July 24 meeting in Bellingham.

The public is invited to go to that meeting and provide testimony or written comment as well.

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

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