New grants will bring big changes to these Whatcom County parks and recreation areas

July 8, 2021

Whatcom’s parks and outdoors projects are getting almost $5 million from the state Recreation and Conservation Funding Board as part of 342 state and federal grants for recreation, wildlife conservation and working farm and forest protection projects throughout the state.

“Washington wouldn’t be Washington without these grants,” said Ted Willhite, chair of the Recreation and Conservation Funding Board, in a statement Wednesday, June 30. “Washington is known for its rich outdoor spaces that provide everything from jobs to places for us to exercise and relax, to homes for wildlife.” Read the full article here.