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Jamie K. Donaldson

Citizen Journalist • Member since Apr 03, 2019

Jamie K. Donaldson is a long-time activist for peace, social justice, and the environment. She was the founder of the Whatcom Peace & Justice Center in downtown Bellingham, and currently works part-time for the University of British Columbia. She also serves as president of the Board of Directors of the Bellingham Food Bank. Jamie is also a member of the North Cascades Audubon Society.

Articles by Jamie K. Donaldson

What’s Going on with the Herons, Council?

By Jamie K. DonaldsonOn Aug 31, 2019

We need to press Bellingham City Council members to step up their game to protect the Great Blue Heron colony at Post Point—once and for all. Heron advocates have [...]

All Hands on Deck to Help Protect the Great Blue Herons

By Jamie K. DonaldsonOn May 21, 2019

Update - posted Tuesday, May 21 Many people have been enjoying (from a safe distance!) the activity down at the heron colony at Post Point. The “chicks” are getting really big! [...]

Herons Continued: A Response to a Reader’s Comments

By Jamie K. DonaldsonOn May 18, 2019

In reply to the comments Gabe Rogel posted on my article of April 4. Or, to compare this article side by side to his comments, click here for a pdf of [...]

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Recent comments

"Advocates for a permanent heron reserve at Post Point have stepped back from recommending that the city use the Greenways program for the land acquisition up on Shorewood Drive.  [...]

Jul 29, 2019 on
Huge Victory toward Creation of the Post Point Great Blue Heron Reserve

"Thank you, Lisa, for this succinct yet thorough overview of the Unity Village proposal.  I am 100% in favor of this project which will be located in my neighborhood next [...]

Jun 11, 2019 on
Unity Village Tiny Home Community Proposed for Fairhaven

"Hello B. Sadie, Thanks for the suggestion.  This organization came across my radar recently.  But truth be told, I think your assumption is right:  CELDF has its [...]

May 20, 2019 on
All Hands on Deck to Help Protect the Great Blue Herons