Upcoming Events

January 19, 2019
  • NGSS in Action: Understanding Urban Water Systems - Puyallup

    Date: January 19, 2019
    Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Washington Stormwater Center 2606 West Pioneer Puyallup, 98371
    Would you like to learn more about how urban water systems actually work? Are you curious how water systems, the impacts of climate change, and related conservation issues can interest your students and integrate with NGSS? Join us at the Washington Stormwater Center to learn about wastewater and stormwater systems, tour their stormwater infrastructure and then workshop how you might use this content in your classroom. Appropriate for all 4th-12th grade teachers.

    This IslandWood program is funded by OSPI and appropriate for 4-12th grade teachers. STEM Clock hours and a $60 stipend available for Washington State public school teachers.

    To register: https://islandwood.org/event/ngss-action-understanding-urban-water-systems-puyallup

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  • SeaDoc Educator Workshop - Tacoma

    Date: January 19, 2019
    Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N Pearl St, Tacoma, WA 98407, USA
    SeaDoc invites educators to a workshop on Jan. 19th at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma. This is a chance for 3rd-8th grade teachers, environmental educators, and marine science organizations to explore ways to connect young people with the Salish Sea through effective science teaching. You will receive our best-selling book, Explore the Salish Sea, a catered lunch, door prizes, and networking opportunities with fellow educators.

    This is a free, one-day workshop for tooling up to teach Next Generation Science Standards-linked Salish Sea Curriculum. Earn 8 Washington State-approved TPEP and STEM Clock Hours.

    For more information and to register: https://www.juniorseadoctors.com/workshops

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January 23, 2019
  • Watershed Teacher Workshop - Arlington

    Date: January 23, 2019
    Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    This free workshop will provide teachers with an oppertunity to learn up to date information on local ecosystems and watersheds and be trained on wildlife, ecosystem and erosion classroom and field-based activities.

    For more information and to register: http://snohomishcd.org/events-workshops/2019/1/23/teacher-workshop-exploring-local-watershed-through-project-based-learning

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  • Trends and Incentives in Green Building - Seattle

    Date: January 23, 2019
    Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Location: 6615 Dayton Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
    This session will focus on hot building opportunities for 2019. Looking to make an investment in your home? Learn which projects pencil out with incentives offered by Washington state and local jurisdictions and financing opportunities and services available. Get the big picture on the green building movement and how you can be a small part of positive change.

    Our speakers:
    Ben Coffman is a guild former board member and current managing broker at Greenworks Realty and Beneficial Ventures.
    Dave Porter with HomeStreet Bank and Porter Works is a nationally recognized educator and practitioner of green development.
    Aaron Clark is a leader in Stewardship Partners' rain garden program, working to capture runoff and stormwater before it contaminates our waterways.

    Learn how these three are working together and separately to make green living more attainable and affordable. See what investments you can make, or your clients can take advantage of in 2019's green building incentive programs. From storm water management to solar, how can your dollar travel the farthest, and which projects are the best to pursue!

    Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/285912452251128/

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January 24, 2019
  • Salmon in the City - Seattle

    Date: January 24, 2019
    Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Location: 222 Yale Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Join Salmon-Safe on January 24th for Salmon in the City! This free public event highlights innovations in ecologically sustainable urban design and development that protect water quality and our urban watershed.

    You can find out more at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/salmon-in-the-city-seattle-tickets-51085568310

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January 26, 2019
  • Watershed Teacher Workshop - Stanwood

    Date: January 26, 2019
    Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    This free workshop will provide teachers with an oppertunity to learn up to date information on local ecosystems and watersheds and be trained on wildlife, ecosystem and erosion classroom and field-based activities. For more information and to register: http://snohomishcd.org/events-workshops/2019/1/23/teacher-workshop-exploring-local-watershed-through-project-based-learning-d33cp

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  • ECONet Summit - Seattle

    Date: January 26, 2019
    Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: South Seattle College, Seattle, WA 98106, USA
    Theme: Climate Resiliency for a Diverse Puget Sound

    Meet and learn from your peers through concurrent presentation sessions, panel discussions, networking, and breakout work sessions in this one-day summit. This year’s Summit will explore the intersection of climate resiliency and social justice and provide an opportunity for organizations and individuals to learn from and with impacted communities.

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  • The Foundation of Your Yard: The dirt on soil, compost, and mulch

    Date: January 26, 2019
    Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Brightwater Environmental Education and Community Center, 22505 WA-9, Woodinville, WA 98072, USA
    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. The second half of class will be dedicated to teaching you how to make your soil even better by effectively using compost and mulch.

    All participants that attend this class will receive discount coupons for the Snohomish Conservation District plant sale, and be able to scoop compost to take home!

    Register here: https://foundationofyouryard2019.eventbrite.com

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January 28, 2019
  • National Green Infrastructure Certificate Program Training - Illinois

    Date: January 28, 2019
    Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Parkland College (Main Stop), Champaign, IL 61821, USA
    Parkland College, IL, a licensed NGICP trainer is sponsoring an upcoming Green Infrastructure training course. The training is 35 hours and includes approximately 25 hours of classroom time (lecture and interactive exercises) and 10 hours of field visits to green infrastructure sites. This training will meet one of the eligibility requirements for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) Exam.

    More details can be found at: https://ngicp.org/event/champaign-il-training/?instance_id=21

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January 30, 2019
  • Stewardship Required: The Power of Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Long-term Function of Urban Natural Areas - Seattle

    Date: January 30, 2019
    Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

    Location: Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    UW Botanic Gardens is pleased to announce the 2019 Urban Natural Areas Seminar: Wednesday-Thursday, January 30-31, 2019 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

    Taken out of the context of wilderness areas, urban natural areas demand attention to the details of plant selection, site design, and maintenance standards to keep them functioning well. The significant costs of deferred maintenance that have been documented for urban trees and landscapes apply equally to urban natural areas. With proactive and timely collaboration between researchers, city planners, site managers, landscape designers and engineers, field crews, volunteer stewards, and others, we have the power to improve and protect this valuable environmental resource in our communities. Join us for this rare opportunity to exchange information across the mix of professions responsible for creating and maintaining urban natural areas.

    Program information and registration available at: http://bit.ly/urbannaturalareas

    Cost: $95 – one-day registration; $175 – full registration. Discounts available for students and corps members. See website for details.

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February 8, 2019
  • 4th Annual Puget Sound Green Infrastructure Summit

    Date: February 8, 2019
    Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Location: Cascadia College, 18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011, USA
    Details coming soon to: http://www.12000raingardens.org/summit/

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March 6, 2019
  • 2019 Washington Botanical Symposium - Seattle

    Date: March 6, 2019
    Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    An extensive network of professional, academic, and amateur botanists are actively engaged in the conservation, management, and study of Washington’s diverse flora. Their expertise ranges from how best to manage biodiversity, to understanding climate change impacts on plant communities, to naming and classifying the flora’s rare, common, and invasive elements. Invited speakers and poster presentations will share new insights and discoveries about these topics and more. Participants from throughout Washington and adjacent areas will have the opportunity to exchange ideas with colleagues within and across disciplines.

    For more information: https://botanicgardens.uw.edu/education/adults/conferences-symposia/wa-botanical-symposium/

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March 26, 2019
  • Career Event: Jobs for Clean Water - Seattle

    Date: March 26, 2019
    Time: 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Location: King Street Center, 201 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Join the King County Wastewater Treatment Division for a job-shadowing event to explore careers in clean water. Staff members will be leading short, hands-on sessions to demonstrate the details of their job and share the steps needed to get hired.

    To register: tinyurl.com/wweducationevents

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April 8, 2019
  • Salmon Recovery Conference - Tacoma

    Date: April 8, 2019
    Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location: Greater Tacoma Convention Center, 1500 Commerce St, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA
    Save the date for the 2019 Salmon Recovery Conference!

    This year’s conference marks the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Salmon Recovery Act in Washington state. The conference brings together people involved with salmon recovery for information sharing and networking about the 4 H’s of salmon recovery: habitat, hydropower, hatcheries, and harvest. The conference is an opportunity to share best practices, improve recovery plan implementation and review, and learn how others are adapting project designs given new or emerging data and information.

    For more information: https://www.rco.wa.gov/salmon_recovery/2019-SalmonConference/Confhome.shtml

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April 24, 2019
  • MuniCon 2019 - Seattle
    Date: April 24, 2019
    Time: All Day

    Location: Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center, 17620 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188, USA
    Plan to join your fellow Washington State stormwater professionals for MuniCon 2019—April 24 & 25, 2019 in SeaTac, Washington. This unique conference focuses specifically on addressing high-priority issues and challenges faced by municipal NPDES permittees statewide, in order to promote broad communication, coordination, and sharing of valuable municipal tools and stormwater management approaches from permittees and other professionals across the state.

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April 27, 2019
  • Career Event: Jobs for Clean Water - Woodinville

    Date: April 27, 2019
    Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Brightwater Environmental Education and Community Center, 22505 WA-9, Woodinville, WA 98072, USA
    Join the King County Wastewater Treatment Division for a job-shadowing event to explore careers in clean water. Staff members will be leading short, hands-on sessions to demonstrate the details of their job and share the steps needed to get hired.

    To register: tinyurl.com/wweducationevents

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May 5, 2019
  • Career Event: Jobs for Clean Water - Renton

    Date: May 5, 2019
    Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: King County South Treatment Plant, 1200 Monster Rd SW, Renton, WA 98057, USA
    Join the King County Wastewater Treatment Division for a job-shadowing event to explore careers in clean water. Staff members will be leading short, hands-on sessions to demonstrate the details of their job and share the steps needed to get hired.

    To register: tinyurl.com/wweducationevents

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