Environmental Impact Assessment for Waypoint Park, Whatcom Waterway Park Beach Project
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Huxley College of the Environment
Date of Award
Environmental Impact Assessment
Department or Program Affiliation
Department of Environmental Studies
Laninga, Tamara Jean
Subject – LCSH
Parks--Environmental aspects--Washington (State)--Bellingham; Waterfronts--Environmental aspects--Washington (State)--Bellingham; Environmental impact analysis--Washington (State)--Bellingham
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.
Western Washington University
Environmental impact statement
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Miller, Ana Rae; Brown, Caleb; Pieroni, Christopher; Brun, Kamalani; and Hart, Madeline, "Environmental Impact Assessment: Waypoint Park" (2017). Huxley College Graduate and Undergraduate Publications. 75.