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Speaker Series - Archives


Coastal Storm Modeling and Habitat Vulnerability

November 12, 2020 • Video of Event

Watershed Friendly & Wildfire Safe Properties

September 2020 • via Zoom • Video of Event • Audio of Event • Presentation Slides

.Wildfire Preparedness Resource Links:
Whatcom Conservation District Wildfire Information Pages
Fire-Resistant Plants for Home Landscapes
Proper Pruning of Conifers
Insurance Institute for Home & Business Safety Embers Video
NFPA Firewise Program US
Ready, Set, Go! Program
Whatcom County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan (Wildfire section, page 98)

Defending Drayton Harbor: Managing the recent invasion of European Green Crabs Collaboratively

August 12 • via Zoom and Facebook • Video of Event

Defending Drayton Harbor: Collaboratively Managing the recent Invasion of European Green Crabs
- Emily Grason, Washington Sea Grant

The History of Drayton Harbor’s EGC Invasion
- Chelsey Buffington, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Drayton Harbor Management Effort
- Allie Simpson, Northwest Straits Commission

2020 Update
- Lindsey Parker, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Community Partners and How to Help
- April Fleming, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Drought Contingency - Planning and Preparedness

July 23 • 

Zoom Meeting -Printable Event Flyer (pdf) • Event Program (pdf) • Speaker Biographies (pdf) • Video of Event • Audio of Event

Tsunami Hazards in Whatcom County
June 4 • via Zoom & Facebook -
Video of Tsunami Hazards in Whatcom County - Dr. Carrie Garrison-Laney
Presentation slides of Tsunami Hazards - Dr. Carrie Garrison-Laney 
Video of Whatcom County Tsunami Action Plan 
- John Gargett
Presentation slides of Whatcom County Tsunami Action Plan - John Gargett

Resources to learn more about tsunami modeling, hazards, & emergency response:
NOAA comprehensive tsunami - website
Washington Department of Natural Resources Tsunami - pages and reports
WA Emergency Management Division Tsunami and Tsuanami Roadshow archive

Patterns in Sea Star Recovery & COVID-19 Effects on Local Fishing Industry

May 7 • via Zoom

Video of Patterns in Sea Star Recovery
Video of COVID-19 Effects on Local Fishing Industry

Climate Action Planning in Whatcom County
April 2, 2020
Presentation & Audio File

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