Huxley College Graduate and Undergraduate Publications

Alternative title

Environmental Impact Assessment for Waypoint Park, Whatcom Waterway Park Beach Project

Date Permissions Signed

Fall 12-8-2017

College Affiliation

Huxley College of the Environment

Date of Award

Fall 2017

Document Type

Environmental Impact Assessment

Department or Program Affiliation

Department of Environmental Studies

Department

Environmental Studies

First Advisor

Laninga, Tamara Jean

Subject – LCSH

Parks--Environmental aspects--Washington (State)--Bellingham; Waterfronts--Environmental aspects--Washington (State)--Bellingham; Environmental impact analysis--Washington (State)--Bellingham

Abstract

The COB plans to develop a park along the Whatcom Waterway called Waypoint Park. The park will include the creation of a beach area, native vegetation, open lawn spaces, pedestrian walkways, a play structure and an Acid Ball art piece from the former Georgia Pacific pulp and tissue mill. Waypoint Park will serve to improve shoreline ecological functions, provide public access and recreation opportunities along the waterfront and connect the waterfront to the central business district (CBD) of downtown Bellingham. The park is part of the Waterfront District Subarea Plan (SAP) approved by the Bellingham City Council in December 2013.

Type

Text

Publisher

Western Washington University

OCLC Number

1017989988

Geographic Coverage

Bellingham (Wash.)

Format

application/pdf

Genre/Form

Environmental impact statement

Language

English

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

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