Drayton Harbor is the a natural embayment near the Canadian Boarder, in Whatcom County, in the harvest area of the Lummi Nation. The California Creek Watershed and the Dakota Creek Watershed flow into the harbor. Starting in 1995 the shellfish beds in the harbor have been closed to harvest, due to fecal contamination.
- Puget Sound Restoration Fund started the Drayton Harbor Community Shellfish Farm in 2001 to focus attention on the closures, with initial funding from NOAA community-based restoration.
- There are seven dairies in the watersheds draining to Drayton Harbor.
- All septic systems in the watershed have been
- In 2016, following extensive community action, 810 acres were reopened to harvest.