The Lake Whatcom watershed is a unique resource for Whatcom County. Because people live, work, and play in the watershed, our everyday actions can dramatically affect the lake - the source of drinking water for over 85,000 people.
Explore the lake and watershed, water quality concerns, steps you can take to protect the lake, the joint management program and its projects, and other resources.
Garden the Watershed-Friendly
Learn how to be a "Lake- Friendly Gardener" with a series of handbooks covering topics from phosphorus- free fertilizers, alternatives to turf, managing pests, and lakescaping.