Sustainable Communities Partnership

The city of Arlington continues to work with Western Washington University to formulate a plan for the future of the city's downtown corridor.

Planning began this fall and continued with an April 23 teleconference Zoom meeting with presentations for the plans for  Olympic Avenue.…

The City of Arlington is contracting with Western Washington University Sustainable Communities program to develop a plan for the future of our treasured downtown. We invite you to join us and share your ideas for downtown Arlington. Imagine the Arlington downtown of the future, one that…

Please join us for Learning about Place Through Food on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Deming Public Library.

Community Engagement Fellows is co-hosting this event alongside Common Threads, East Whatcom Regional Resource Center-Opportunity Council, PeaceHealth, Whatcom…

 The city of Arlington is enlisting college students to create a downtown corridor plan and bring a fresh perspective to the look and feel of its main street.

The City Council last week voted to contract with Western Washington University’s Sustainable Communities…

WWU’s senior Urban Transitions Studio (UTS) and Urban Planning and Sustainable Development program, in conjunction with the university’s Sustainable Communities Partnership, will present the findings of its research project focused on student-researched proposals to reimagine Ferndale’s downtown…

Western Washington University students came prepared with a list of safety considerations including adding lighting, dense vegetation and litter control. Much of the early work is being done through a city collaboration with WWU’s Sustainable Communities program…

A representative from Western Washington University pitched the idea of partnering with the city to complete sustainability projects during the WWU Sustainable Communities Concept Meeting held last week at city hall.

In a discussion involving local stakeholders, Lindsey MacDonald, the…

A yearlong multi-faceted project flood study is complete.

In a nutshell, it’s a city-university partnership in which upper level courses at Western Washington University use applied learning to help the city of Stanwood. The results also educate west Stanwood homeowners…

Western Washington University’s Sustainable Communities Partnership (SCP) will celebrate the successful completion of its second year working with regional communities at a year-end event on Monday, June 4.

This academic year, SCP partnered with Skagit County on eight projects, all of…

BELLINGHAM – During the 2017-18 academic year, Western Washington University students and faculty will be assisting Skagit County staff on a range of projects – such as developing recommendations on county setbacks, determining locations of abandoned septic systems, writing a…

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