What did you do for Earth Day? Some ventured outside to enjoy nature. Others walked for science. Trayvax teamed up with AmeriCorps, Western Washington University, and Bellingham Parks and Recreation to help give back to our environment.
In less than 3 hours, 50 volunteers came together to plant nearly 300 trees for the Squalicum Creek Restoration Project. We split into 8 groups with leads organizing our efforts, volunteers from around the community planting tree after tree, and kids running around, passing out tools, and having the times of their lives.
The project is along a brand new interurban trail right down the street from our shop. This summer, we will be able to walk the trail on our lunch break and see salmon jumping next to our newly planted trees. We might even have a salmon BBQ work party to celebrate!
This Restoration project is dedicated to restoring natural salmon habitat. "Squalicum Creek is Bellingham's largest salmon-bearing stream and is home to four out of the five types of Pacific salmon, as well as endangered steelhead trout," (City of Bellingham). Fishing is an important part of our economy which is why we need to do our part to protect salmon runs. Allowing salmon to thrive ensures this cornerstone of our economy will live on for future generations to enjoy.
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-Shipping times are back to the normal 5-10 business days.
-Engraving is back. Available for the Ascent, Element and OG 2.0
-Tobacco Leather is back in stock. Get your new Ascent, Element or Contour today.
-Link EDC & Keyton carabiners have been restocked & are now available
Returning to our natural roots as humans comes with a serene feeling only Mother Nature can provide. Getting away from it all. Last week we did just that with Chad Derosa from Living The Van Life. Naturally we escaped to Pacific Northwest’s beautiful North Cascade mountains, a short drive from the Trayvax warehouse in Bellingham.
Cooking a meal outside can be quick and easy. Whether it is the backyard campout, one night camping escape to fully living off the grid we all have something to gain from sitting around hot coals cooking food as our ancestors did.