Birch Bay

Birch Bay Watershed & Aquatic Resources Management District (BBWARM)
  • BBWARM was created in 2007 in response to community concerns about water quality, flooding, and loss of aquatic habitat in the Birch Bay Watershed.
  • BBWARM’s stormwater program works to protect water quality and reduce stormwater impacts.
  • BBWARM has a Citizen Advisory Committee.
  • Whatcom County Public Works provides staff support for the BBWARM stormwater program. 
Please visit the BBWARM website for information on BBWARM programs, projects, and upcoming meetings and events.

Free Shoreline Educational Beach Walk - July 18

Shoreline landowners in Whatcom County are invited to attend a FREE beach walk on coastal process and shoreline erosion management. Learn how you can maintain your shoreline property and manage drainage. 

Beach walk topics include:

  • Coastal Processes
  • Erosion and drainage management
  • Armor removal and soft shore protection options
  • Native vegetation for slope stability & habitat

The beach walk will be led by a local coastal geomorphologist, Andrea MacLennan from Coastal Geologic Services.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 5:00pm-7:00pm
Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve
6770 Koehn Road
Blaine, WA 

This outreach effort is a project of the Northwest Straits Foundation in partnership with the Whatcom County Marine Resources Committee, Whatcom County BBWARM program, and Whatcom Conservation District.

Register at