Salmon

  September 2018

Skookum Creek: Supporting Salmon Life Cycles

The life cycle of the salmon is one to be admired: a consistent rotation of spawning, hatching, feeding, migration and the ultimate end-of-life sacrifice. With its cold, clear waters, Skookum Creek has the potential to provide salmon with the ideal … Continue reading

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  September 2018

Clues Emerging in Salmon Deaths

Editor’s Note: This series was originally published in the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound. An intensive research program in the U.S. and Canada is studying why so few salmon in the Salish Sea are returning home to spawn. Studies by more … Continue reading

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  September 2018

Is Governors Point Wildlife Habitat Threatened?

The headline in The Bellingham Herald (February 25, 2018) announces that Governors Point is preserved and then goes on to state that public access is determined to be the way to this end. Therefore, one must ask what is being … Continue reading

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  September 2018

A Condensed History of Governors Point

1947  Pacific Reality (Larrabee) sells land to Lee Simenson Logging Company. 1953  Governors Point Development Company forms, buys land, logs the land and installs water pipes. 1958  Carl Sahlin buys out all other partners of Governors Point Development Company. 1961  … Continue reading

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  September 2018

Governors Point: Working Together

The Whatcom Land Trust conserves special lands in Whatcom County by working with willing owners. For decades Whatcom Land Trust has sought a willing owner of Governors Point, an iconic 125-acre wooded peninsula separating Bellingham and Samish bays. In February … Continue reading

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