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Our office is moving in July!

NOTE: June 30, 2022 will be the last day we will be open so we can pack and move.

Research projects and community programs scheduled outside of our physical office will continue as planned. If you need to reach us, email us (wsu.whatcom@wsu.edu) or leave us a message on our voicemail, (360) 778-5806, so we can respond to you as soon as possible.

We will open at our new location on July 18th at: 600 Dupont Street, Bellingham, WA

Floods!

Floods
Natural Resources Stewardship Logo

EXPLORER
Skill Level: One

Nooksack River Flooded
River in Washington State Flooding

Activity:

Singing in the Rain (2 Days)

 

Objective: Identify conditions that increase the risks of flooding
Life Skill: Responsibility, Communication
Science Skills: Observation, Measuring, Comparing/Contrasting

ENGAGER
Skill Level: Two

Damage caused by heavy water flow
Damage from fast-moving water onto roadway

Activity:

Percolation Exploration & The 100 Year Flood

 

Objective: Identify areas susceptible to flooding
Life Skill: Responsibility, Communication
Science Skills: Design a Chart, Collect and Interpret Data, Make Prediction

CITIZEN-SCIENTIST
Skill Level: Three

Children preparing sand bags
Children preparing sand bags for an impending flood.

Activity:

Fighting a Flood

 

Objective: Be proactive in helping your community predict for, prepare for and respond to flooding
Life Skill: Responsibility, Communication
Science Skills: Researching a Problem, Troubleshooting, Designing Solutions