Water & Natural Resources


Whatcom County Public Works Natural Resources Division’s mission is to manage, sustain, enhance, and protect Whatcom County’s natural environment to meet the needs of present and future generations by providing sound natural resource services for the common good of the people, being a resource to our community, and supporting environmental stewardship.

Services and Programs

We provide technical and project assistance to Whatcom County departments, community groups, and other government agencies for:
  • Invasive species control
  • Marine resource protection
  • Water quality protection
  • Salmon Recovery
  • Water resources management
  • Other ecosystem-related watershed concerns in Whatcom County

Annual Reports

Boat Inspection

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