Help plan Baker to Bellingham recreation
   

whatcom recreation
 
Based on local community input and with the help of our citizen-based recreation planning committee, DNR is developing a plan to guide outdoor recreation on DNR-managed working forests across the Whatcom County area for the next 10 to 15 years. To view a map of the recreation planning area, click here

Join us:

Attend an upcoming community meeting to provide your input on recreation concepts as part of our work on Baker to Bellingham recreation planning. We'll be: 

Planning area for the Baker to Bellingham
Recreation Plan. Click here for enlarged map.

In Maple Falls on Feb. 20

6 to 8:30 p.m., February 20, 2018 
East Whatcom Regional Resource Center
8251 Kendall Road
Maple Falls, WA
Agenda

In Bellingham on Feb. 21

6 to 8:30 p.m., February 21, 2018 
Port of Bellingham Cruise Terminal  in the Dome Room
355 Harris Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
Agenda
 
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Draft Concept Plans
These draft concept maps are planning tools that the agency refined through a multi-step stakeholder process, incorporating committee and public comment until a final concept map is determined. As of Jan. 30, 2018, the current draft concepts DNR is reviewing are Concept D and Concept E. All previous concepts are out of date
 
Current
 
Previous
 
Land suitability maps
Review public comments 
To view all the public comments we've received via email, hand written entries and letters visit the links below. For public comments received at committee meetings, reference the meeting dates and documents below. 

View email comments: 

See survey results 
Thanks to more than 1,300 of you who responded to our Baker to Bellingham recreation planning survey. ​For a summary of what we heard click here. View survey comments here
Share your feedback
To share your thoughts with us, send us an email. To hear more about the project, sign up to receive updates on this project through our Baker to Bellingham E-news and connect with us on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

The Baker to Bellingham Recreation Planning Committee

The Baker to Bellingham Recreation Planning Committee makes recommendations to the Washington State Departments of Natural Resources (DNR) to guide the development of the future Baker to Bellingham Recreation Plan. The committee represents the interests of governments, communities, partners, and stakeholder groups reflecting the priorities of the broad cross-section of Washingtonians who cherish recreation on state lands in Whatcom County. Recreation planning committee meetings are currently held at the Deming Library and are open to all members of the public.

2018 MEETINGS

 

April 10, 2018

Meeting Materials

Coming soon 
 

March 13, 2018

Meeting Materials

Coming soon 
 

February 13, 2018

Meeting Materials

 

January 9, 2018 

View a summary of spoken and written comments 

Meeting Materials

 

2017 MEETINGS

 

October 10, 2017

Meeting Materials

 

September 19, 2017

Meeting Materials 

 
 

May 9, 2017

Meeting Materials

 

April 11, 2017

Meeting Materials

 

Feb. 21, 2017

Meeting Materials 

 
 
 
 

June 14, 2016

Meeting Materials

 

May 10, 2016

Meeting Materials

 

April 12, 2016

Meeting Materials

 

March 8, 2016

Meeting Materials

 

Jan. 19 and 20, 2016