Upcoming Events

November 20, 2019
  • Webcast: Salt & Stormwater - The Salinization of Our Watersheds

    Date: November 20, 2019
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

    The increase in sodiumand chloride concentrations in fresh water in the United States is a majorcause for concern. Salinization is degrading habitat for aquatic organisms andimpacting large supplies of drinking water throughout the country. Research hasfound chloride concentrations of up to 25% of the concentration of seawater instreams of Maryland, New York, and New Hampshire during winters, and chlorideconcentrations remaining up to 100 times greater than unimpacted forest streamsduring summers. This webcast will look at some of the latest research on sodiumand chlorides and explore ways to reduce its impact on our local aquaticecosystems. </p>

    Register at: https://cwp.wliinc30.com//events/Webcast-Salt-Stormwater-The-Salinization-of-Our-Watersheds--9/details


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November 21, 2019
  • GrIP (Green Infrastructure Partnership) monthly meeting - Puyallup

    Date: November 21, 2019
    Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location: 2606 W Pioneer Ave, Puyallup, WA 98371, USA

    Hear an update on the latest research being done at WSU’sResearch Center relating to Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI). The Centeris home to the Washington Stormwater Center and associated Low ImpactDevelopment (LID) research installations and houses multiple world classresearch and extension programs as well as much of theleadership for their many statewide Extension and outreach programs. </p>

    More info at: https://www.700milliongallons.org/about/green-infrastructure-partnership-grip/ 

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January 11, 2020
  • Jumpstart Your Yard: Tips for designing a sustainable landscape - Woodinville

    Date: January 11, 2020
    Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Brightwater Center - 22505 Washington 9 - Woodinville, WA 98072

    Thinking about transforming your yard this year? A well-planned landscape can do a lot for you, without requiring a lot in return. This introductory class will focus on effective yard design and give you examples of what not to do. Send in questions/photos/maps of your yard prior to the class to get specific advice from the experts. All participants will receive compost samples and discount coupons for the Snohomish Conservation District plant sale! </p>

    For details, link here: https://jumpstartyouryard2020.eventbrite.com

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January 25, 2020
  • The Foundation of Your Yard: The dirt on soil, compost, and mulch - Woodinville

    Date: January 25, 2020
    Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Brightwater Center - 22505 Washington 9 - Woodinville, WA 98072

    Healthy soil is the foundation of a successful landscape. Learn from a soil scientist about the components of a robust soil system and how to make it work better for your landscape. Then an expert will instruct how to improve the soil by creating compost and mulch systems and applying it effectively to your yard. All participants who attend this class will receive discount coupons for the Snohomish Conservation District plant sale, and be able to scoop compost to take home! </p>

    For details, link here: https://foundationofyouryard2020.eventbrite.com

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February 8, 2020
  • Plant Right for Your Site: Selecting plants for functionality & wildlife - Woodinville

    Date: February 8, 2020
    Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Brightwater Center - 22505 Washington 9 - Woodinville, WA 98072

    Did you know you can plant a landscape that has visual interest year round, provides a home for wildlife, AND minimizes water, fertilizer and pesticide use? This class will provide information on choosing the best plants for your needs, and techniques for planting, composting, and mulching that will help your landscape thrive. All participants will receive free plant starts, pollinator seed packets, and compost! </p>

    For details, link here: https://plantrightforyoursite2020.eventbrite.com

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February 22, 2020
  • Watering Wisely: Tips on managing water to reduce use and runoff - Woodinville

    Date: February 22, 2020
    Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Brightwater Center - 22505 Washington 9 - Woodinville, WA 98072
    Watering your landscape effectively can save you valuable time and money! You will have healthy plants and avoid paying for water that runs into the storm drain. Yard care specialists will provide advice for getting the most out of every drop. You’ll learn about constructing rain gardens and installing rainwater catchment systems. To get you started, the Snohomish Conservation District will be selling rain barrels for $50.

    For details, link here: https://wateringwisely2020.eventbrite.com

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March 20, 2020
  • 5th Annual Puget Sound Green Infrastructure Summit

    Date: March 20, 2020
    Time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

    Location: University of Washington Tacoma, 1900 Commerce St, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA
    Save the date for the 5th Annual Green Infrastructure Summit!

    For more information head to: http://www.12000raingardens.org/summit/

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April 4, 2020
  • Sustainable Food Gardening: Growing food with simplicity & minimal impact - Woodinville

    Date: April 4, 2020
    Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Brightwater Center - 22505 Washington 9 - Woodinville, WA 98072
    Have you been curious about starting a food garden, but not sure how to begin? Or worried it will cost too much? Learn how growing food in your yard can be simple, inexpensive, and provides many other benefits for people and the planet. We will provide plenty of information and resources to get your garden going, as well as free seeds!

    For details, link here: https://sustainablefoodgardening2020.eventbrite.com

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April 19, 2020
  • 2020 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference: Shared Knowledge for the Future - Vancouver, BC
    Date: April 22, 2020
    Time: All Day

    Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3, Canada
     The next Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference will be April 19-22, 2020 at the VancouverConvention Center in Vancouver, BC. The theme is Shared Knowledge for the Future.Presentations are expected to cover the most pressing issues and solutions from storm watermonitoring and management, to orca protection and impacts of climate change. 

    More information at: https://wp.wwu.edu/salishseaconference/

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