The Captain's a Woman
Join one of CBC's founders - Captain Deb Dempsey, as she recounts her experiences as the first woman to graduate from a US maritime or military academy, her rescue of a drifting freighter that earned her every major American maritime award, and her previous work as a pilot on the Columbia River Bar.
Beach and Coastal Restoration in Bellingham & Beyond
Join Jim Johannessen for an overview of early industrial development on Bellingham Bay and hear about our communities efforts to restore “wild” over the past 25 years. Learn about estuary and beach enhancement projects that improve nearshore habitat and create more waterfront access. We will discuss a few different well known sites including Fairhaven‘s Marine Park, Boulevard Park, Waypoint Park, and Little Squalicum Park – all of which have undergone incredible transformations that were designed and implemented by our presenter.