What’s Riddled With More Holes Than Cheese? / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

16.16.720 cao

Excerpt from Whatcom County, WWC 16.16 Critical Areas Regulations, Draft Adopted by Whatcom County Planning Commission 06-09-2016.  Click on graphic to access document.

June 13 at 5:38am  June 13, 2016  Wendy Harris

What’s Riddled With More Holes Than Cheese?

All the exemptions, exceptions, conditional and allowed activities inside critical area habitat conservation areas (The CAO [Critical Areas Ordinance]).

You may not realize all the activities that are allowed when we are protecting biodiversity because they are found in two locations, the specific Article provisions for that type of critical area, and in Article 2, which applies generally to all critical areas. Continue reading

Stop. Look. Think. Act. Now. / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

shellfish safety map

Click on the graphic above to view the WA State Dept. of Health Shellfish Safety Map

Yesterday at 4:24pm  May 6, 2016  Wendy Harris

We are all dancing while the Titanic is sinking. Whatcom County is the only Puget Sound county that has a complete marine biotoxin closure zone for every shellfish species, and our zone is wider and more encompassing that any other shoreline county. Continue reading