Garden of the Salish Sea Curriculum Acknowledgements and Partnerships

Buff Lapof, Beach ElementaryBlaine 5th Grade Teachers; Tom Maxim, Gina Tujague, Carol Gallaher, Kathy Swindler, Gina Bartch, John DennisonAndy Peterson, Port of Bellingham, Blaine HarborRichard Sturgill, Sam Clemens, Julie Hirsch, Jackie Goodsir, Geoff MenziesFrank Arnett, City of Blaine, Lighthouse Pt. Facility

We would like to acknowledge our partners and cooperators for recognizing that through partnerships in education, we can instill stewardship and behaviors that will restore and preserve healthy shellfish harvest and marine resources to the Salish Sea ecosystem. Commendations to The Farmers of the Tideflats for all of your hours volunteered to make the Drayton Harbor Community Oyster Farm a reality.

Special thanks to the Whatcom Community Foundation for believing in and funding this effort!

  • Bellingham Technical College Aquaculture/Fisheries interns
  • Carol Gallaher and the 5th grade teachers, Blaine Elementary School, Blaine School District
  • City of Blaine Public Works, Lighthouse Point Water Reclamation Facility
  • Drayton Harbor Communit Oyster Farm and manager Steve Seymour
  • Drayton Harbor Maritime Heritage Society, Plover and Richard Sturgil
  • Dr. David W Jamison
  • George Kaas, Blaine High School, Blaine School District
  • Hirsch Consulting Services
  • Legoe Bay Shellfish
  • Jackie Goodsir, Drayton Harbor Shellfish Protection Advisory Committee
  • Judy Thomas, Terri Cook and Buffy Lapoff, Beach Elementary School, Ferndale School District
  • Lummi Island Foundation for Education
  • Port of Bellingham, Blaine Harbor, Harbormaster, Andy Peterson
  • Stefan Freelan, Western Washington University, Huxley Environmental College, GIS Specialist
  • Taylor Shellfish Farms, Education and Outreach
  • Whatcom County Marine Resource Committee

Drayton Harbor Maritime Heritage Society