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June 8, 2011 New signs encourage voluntary outdoor watering schedule City of Bellingham 
June 6, 2011 Bellingham council hears scientist's warnings on Lake Whatcom water Bellingham Herald 
May 24, 2011 Report describes City drinking water safety, need for Lake protection City of Bellingham 
September 12, 2011 WDFW demonstrates boat checks for aquatic invasive species City of Bellingham 
September 16, 2011 Aquatic invaders are focus of Sept. 17 event aimed at Lake Whatcom boaters Bellingham Herald 
September 26, 2011 October 1 brings land-clearing restrictions to Lake Whatcom Watershed City of Bellingham 
October 5, 2011 Invasive Asian clams found in Lake Whatcom Whatcom County Public Works 
October 14, 2011 Asian clams found in other area water bodies City of Bellingham 
October 20, 2011 Cantwell seeks federal action on Asian clams found in Whatcom County waters Bellingham Herald 
January 9, 2012 Lake Whatcom featured in Washington Invasive Species Council Report to Legislature Washington Invasive Species Council 
January 20, 2012 Council seeks comment on proposed watershed protection fee increase  City of Bellingham 
February 3, 2012 Gregoire's budget cuts would eliminate grants for Bellingham stormwater projects Bellingham Herald 
March 2, 2012 City hosts 4th annual "Walk for Water" March 25 City of Bellingham 
March 9, 2012 Lake Whatcom boaters could face inspection to deter mussel invasion Bellingham Herald 
March 14, 2012 Washington draws the line on invasive mussels King 
March 16, 2012 Stormwater, invasive species on Lake Whatcom policy makers' agenda for March 21  City of Bellingham 
March 27, 2012 Preventing Lake Whatcom pollution cheaper than fixing it, report says Bellingham Herald 
March 28, 2012 Neighborhood group criticizes plan for new boat launch on Lake Whatcom Bellingham Herald 
April 12, 2012 Research aims to keep invasive mussels at bay in Columbia The Columbian 
April 16, 2012 Talk in Sudden Valley to address invasive species in Lake Whatcom Bellingham Herald 
April 25, 2012 Bellingham council may close boat launch to stop invasive species into Lake Whatcom Bellingham Herald 
April 25, 2012 Whatcom County wins Environmental Project for the Year for water quality improvements in the Lake Whatcom watershed Whatcom County 
May 10, 2012 County to focus on education, voluntary boat inspections at Lake Whatcom Bellingham Herald 
May 11, 2012 Lake Whatcom Then and Now on May 19 City of Bellingham 
May 15, 2012 Bellingham council struggles with Lake Whatcom boat launch issue Bellingham Herald 
May 23, 2012 Whatcom County to seek 8,700 acres near Lake Whatcom for parks Bellingham Herald 
June 5, 2012 Boat launch shutdown seems less likely at Bloedel Donovan Park Bellingham Herald 
June 19, 2012 Bellingham ready to outlaw introducing invasive species into lakes Bellingham Herald 
July 10, 2012 Stop the spread of aquatic invasive species to Lake Whatcom City of Bellingham 
September 9, 2012 Life jacket station installed at Lake Samish; another coming to Bloedel Donovan Bellingham Herald 
September 7, 2012 Over 1,000 boaters surveyed in effort to ward off invasive species City of Bellingham 
September 6, 2012 City celebrates with Whatcom Water Weeks City of Bellingham 
September 19, 2012 October 1 starts land-clearing restrictions in the Lake Whatcom Watershed City of Bellingham 
September 27, 2012 Council approves fine for introducing harmful shellfish into Whatcom County lakes Bellingham Herald 
October 9, 2012 Vote on Lake Whatcom land transfer could come in February Bellingham Herald 
January 3, 2013 Aquatic Invasive Species Program completes successful first season City of Bellingham 
January 8, 2013 Board: Whatcom County still has work to do on lake, rural growth rules Bellingham Herald | News Tribune 
January 14, 2013 One-acre lots could be allowed in new Lake Whatcom development moratorium News Tribune 
January 16, 2013 Building on smaller lots allowed on Lake Whatcom, with stricter rules Bellingham Herald - News Tribune 
January 29, 2013 County council still divided on Lake Whatcom land transfer Bellingham Herald 
February 25, 2013 Lake Whatcom offers beauty, recreation, drinking water and worries about its future Whatcom Magazine | The Bellingham Herald 
February 26, 2013 Lake Whatcom boaters will face permit fees this year Bellingham Herald 
March 11, 2013 Walk for Water 2013 City of Bellingham 
March 11, 2013 Bellingham council holds hearing on boat fee to combat mussels in Lake Whatcom Bellingham Herald 
March 13, 2013 In 5-2 vote, County Council OKs Lake Whatcom land transfer Bellingham Herald 
April 24, 2013 Whatcom council reluctantly adopts Bellingham boat inspections Bellingham Herald 
July 24, 2013 Phosphorus restrictions placed on Lake Whatcom developments Bellingham Herald 
July 1, 2013 Lake Whatcom boat checks going smoothly Bellingham Herald 
June 11, 2013 Whatcom County wins Local Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Honor Award for Water Quality Improvements in the Lake Whatcom Watershed Whatcom County 
November 15, 2013 Canoes, kayaks may be added to boat inspection program at Lake Whatcom Bellingham Herald 
January 23, 2014 State bill would help Whatcom County, Bellingham handle mussel threat Bellingham Herald 
February 2, 2014 Planning for Whatcom County's newest, largest park will begin this spring Bellingham Herald 
February 25, 2014 People who draw directly from Lake Whatcom urged to boil water Bellingham Herald 
February 21, 2014 New rules for mussel inspection program get hearing before Whatcom council Bellingham Herald 
February 28, 2014 Whatcom County will expand boat inspections to include canoes, kayaks Bellingham Herald 
March 3, 2014 Share images of Bellingham in photo competition City of Bellingham 
March 10, 2014 Bellingham takes steps toward improved water treatment Bellingham Herald 
March 9, 2014 Civic Agenda: Lake Whatcom Reservoir vision set; next up, action plans Whatcom Opinion Columns | Bellingham Herald 
March 14, 2014 Annual Lake Whatcom Joint Councils and Commission meeting scheduled Mar. 26 City of Bellingham 
March 20, 2014 Whatcom Boat Inspections Info Session 2014 City of Bellingham 
March 23, 2014 Whatcom Council to take comments on boat inspection fees Bellingham Herald 
March 24, 2014 Meeting to update boaters on Lake Whatcom, Samish inspections Bellingham Herald 
March 24, 2014 Joint councils to set goals for Lake Whatcom cleanup Bellingham Herald 
April 11, 2014 Lake Whatcom cleanup a long and complex task Politics Blog | Bellingham Herald 
April 18, 2014 New boat inspection program website and online incentive course to help protect Whatcom County waters City of Bellingham 
April 24, 2014 Inspections to begin April 26 at Lake Whatcom, Samish boat launches Bellingham Herald 
June 23, 2014 Invasive species found on boat launching at Lake Whatcom City of Bellingham 
November 30, 2014 Lake Whatcom pollution report still imposes strict cleanup requirement Bellingham Herald 
December 5, 2014 Aquatic Invasive Species boat inspections protect Whatcom waters City of Bellingham 
December 15, 2014 Report: Lake Whatcom boat inspections keep pace with busy season Bellingham Herald 
February 17, 2015 Public input needed on Lake Whatcom Work Plan City of Bellingham 
April 6, 2015 Annual Lake Whatcom Joint Councils and Commission meeting slated for Wed., April 22 City of Bellingham 
May 12, 2015 Lake Whatcom area construction projects open house City of Bellingham 
August 17, 2015 Level of Lake Whatcom continues to decline with warm temperatures and little rainfall City of Bellingham 
December 16, 2015 Whatcom Boat Inspection Program continues success in fighting invasive species City of Bellingham 
December 29, 2015 Whatcom boat inspections found no invasive mussels in 2015 Bellingham Herald 
February 5, 2016 City accepting entries for "Essence of Bellingham" City of Bellingham 
March 18, 2016 Annual Lake Whatcom Joint Councils and Commission meeting set for March 23 City of Bellingham 
April 11, 2016 EPA approves 5-year cleanup plan for phosphorus in Lake Whatcom Bellingham Herald 
September 22, 2016 Owners of vacation rentals facing regulations from Whatcom County Bellingham Herald 
April 28, 2016 Public input wanted to identify stormwater problems in the Lake Whatcom Watershed Whatcom County Public Works 
February 24, 2016 Open House on water protection projects March 2 City of Bellingham 
November 3, 2016 Whatcom County approves trail plan for new 8,844-acre Lake Whatcom parkland Bellingham Herald 
February 14, 2017 Washington state can spend $1.9 million now, or $100 million later on these invaders Bellingham Herald 
March 3, 2017 Walk for Water and World Water Day Sunday March 19 City of Bellingham 
March 22, 2017 Lake Whatcom Joint Councils and Commission to meet March 29 City of Bellingham 
April 20, 2017 Inspections start for mussels we don't want in lakes Whatcom, Samish Bellingham Herald 
February 6, 2018 Bloedel Donovan boat launch to temporarily close for construction City of Bellingham 
March 15, 2018 10th Annual Walk for Water: Participate in 'Nature for Water' event March 24 City of Bellingham 
September 27, 2018 Aquatic Invasive Species confirmed at Lake Padden: New Zealand mudsnails found City of Bellingham 
March 22, 2019 Lake Whatcom Joint Councils and Commission to meet March 27 City of Bellingham 
February 7, 2020 Lake Whatcom Management draft work plan available for review, comment City of Bellingham 
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