County Council Agenda for Tuesday Has Important Items for Review / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

feb 9 council agenda

23 hrs  February 4, 2016  Wendy Harris

Look at the bottom of the agenda to review the introduction items, and you will see a “Resolution adopting a Statement of Incarceration Prevention, Criminal Justice, and Jail Planning Principles for Whatcom County’s criminal justice and behavioral health systems (AB2016-072).” Any comments on that will need to be made at open session in the evening. Continue reading

Why We Need Wildlife Policies At Our Local Park / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

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Yesterday at 5:35am  January 14, 2016  Wendy Harris

A trip today to the county park at Semiahmoo was not uplifting.

First, I saw heavy construction occurring in the middle of the spit right in the prime of the winter bird season. See that water in the first photo.. Drayton Harbor… it should be full of sea birds and waterfowl. I am not sure if this was planned, but it did not look like a sudden storm event that required emergency repairs. Continue reading