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DOE grant will support Whatcom’s community forest initiative

$5.5M funding will purchase additional land at Stewart Mountain

Members of the Whatcom County Council approved $1.5 million for the purchase of 550 acres of forest in Whatcom County. Though the forest will eventually be a space for recreation
Members of the Whatcom County Council approved $1.5 million for the purchase of 550 acres of forest in Whatcom County. Though the forest will eventually be a space for recreation (Photo courtesy of Alex Jeffers/Whatcom Land Trust)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
Whatcom County will receive more than $5 million in grant funds from the Washington State Department

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