WSU Whatcom County Extension

Beach Watchers of 2010

The Beach Watcher Program is currently on hold in Whatcom County.  If you are interested in potential future offerings of the program please contact Sue Blake and your name will be put on a waiting list.  Thanks for your interest in Beach Watchers!

(360) 676-6736 •


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Who are Beach Watchers?

Beach Watchers come from all walks of life and bring a rich cross-section of backgrounds, experiences, and talents.


Beach Watchers 2007

We are...

• Teachers
• Environmental professionals
• Retirees
• Students
• Self-employed
• Newcomers
• Long-time Residents
• And you?

All Beach Watchers love to learn and want to create a legacy of clean and healthy waters for the future.

It’s not necessary to have any specialized educational background or experience. While some volunteers do have previous education and /or work experience with natural resources, most do not.


Beach Watchers are...

Informal Educators



Research Assistants

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Promoting Stewardship

Sharing Information


and they are Leaders in their Communities!

Beach Watchers are not...

• Regulators

• Law Enforcers



Beach Watchers are some of the nicest,
most interesting people you’ll ever meet.


2009 Training
Starting Soon!

The 2009 training will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays in Bellingham with field trips throughout Whatcom County.

March 17-May 8
(no classes April 7th & 10th)

Tuesdays 6pm-9pm
Fridays 9am-4:30pm

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Upcoming Events & Opportunities

Events Web Page

Local events and opportunities of interest to Beach Watchers and Beach Watcher sponsored events.

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