Public invited to June 11 meeting about Ten Mile Creek Clean Water Project

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJune 9, 2014 

The public is invited to the Wednesday, June 11, committee meeting for the Ten Mile Creek Clean Water Project.

It will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. at BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian, north of Bellingham.

The project is led by volunteers who are working to reduce fecal coliform levels in the Ten Mile Creek drainage, which includes Ten Mile, Deer and Four Mile creeks. RE Sources' North Sound Baykeeper program is coordinating the effort.

The meeting will include an open public comment session, a review of recent water quality data, and guest speaker Chuck Timblin from Whatcom Conservation District.

He will discuss "Farming for Clean Water." There also will be a discussion about addressing potential water quality problems in the watershed.

Regular meetings of this committee are on the second Wednesday of each month at BelleWood Acres.

Details: Lee First, with RE Sources for Sustainable Communities, at leef@re-sources.org or 360-733-8307.

Or go online to re-sources.org/tenmile-creek.

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

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