Sprawl by Arcade Fire
Wednesday was a gloriously sunny day spent in part mapping a channel migration zone on a stream northwest of Lynden, Washington. The farm land around Lynden is the best and largest farm land in western Washington. It makes Whatcom County the number one agriculture county in western Washington. And on a per acre basis some of the highest yielding land in the state. I'm not sure words are needed when considering how we value the best farmland in Washington State. Pictures say it best.
Green field development
Looking at the back of the city limit sign at the land's potential for raspberries
Ready to build for economic development - just what industry is in that big building?
Job creation? And how many jobs were lost in the ag sector