Feb
26
Feb
26
Native Plant Salvage

Start
Sunday February 26, 2017, 9:30 am
Location
Directions and details sent following registration. , Email nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com , Olympia , Thurston County
Event Sponsor
Native Plant Salvage Foundation
Event Web Link
http://www.nativeplantsalvage.org/native-plant-salvages/

Event details
Volunteer with the Native Plant Salvage to rescue small native trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants from local areas that are scheduled for clearing due to development. These events are our organization’s namesake, and a great way to practice plant identification while enjoying the camaraderie of fellow plant lovers. We’ll keep you well fed all day with hot soup and snacks! The Salvage is on February 26th, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Volunteers are invited to help for however long they feel capable; whether that’s all day or for a few hours, we appreciate your contribution. Please email nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com to register. Location and further details sent following registration.
Feb
28
Feb
28
Stormwater and Wastewater Education Summit

Start
Tuesday February 28, 2017, 9:00 am
Location
Brightwater Education Center , 22505 WA- State Hwy 9 , Woodinville , King County
Event Sponsor
Department of Ecology
Event Web Link
http://www.kingcounty.gov/services/environment/brightwater-center/events.aspx

Event details
Join us for a one-day summit to learn and share ideas, curriculum, lessons learned, etc. with other utilities, agencies, and informal educators.
Mar
03
Mar
03
2017 Sustainability Leadership Awards & Fundraiser

Start
Friday March 3, 2017, 5:30 pm
Location
Swedish Cultural Center , 1920 Dexter Ave N, , Seattle , King County
Event Sponsor
Sustainable Seattle
Event Web Link
http://www.sustainableseattle.org/programs/awards/

Event details
2017 Sustainability Leadership Awards & Fundraiser March 3, 2017 Swedish Cultural Center 1920 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 Register to attend at: http://www.sustainableseattle.org/programs/awards/ The Sustainability Leadership Awards Dinner & Fundraiser recognizes outstanding contributors who have made significant impacts over the past two years on developing a more sustainable future in the greater Seattle region. Winners in each of six categories will be announced at our Sustainability Leadership Awards event on Friday March 3, 2017 at the Swedish Cultural Club. For more information, please contact awards@sustainableseattle.org.
Mar
05
Mar
05
Native Plant Salvage

Start
Sunday March 5, 2017, 9:30 am
Location
Directions and details sent following registration. , Email nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com , Olympia , Thurston County
Event Sponsor
Native Plant Salvage Foundation
Event Web Link
http://www.nativeplantsalvage.org/native-plant-salvages/

Event details
Native Plant Salvage March 5, 9:30 - 3:30 Volunteer with the NPSF to rescue small native trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants from local areas that are scheduled for clearing due to development. These events are a great way to practice plant identification while enjoying the camaraderie of fellow plant lovers. We’ll keep you well fed all day with hot soup and snacks! Volunteers are invited to help for however long they feel capable; whether that’s all day or for a few hours, we appreciate your contribution. Please email nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com to register.
Mar
22
Mar
22
Backyard Conservation Stewardship Short Course

Start
Wednesday March 22, 2017, 6:00 pm
Location
Padilla Bay Research Reserve , 10441 Bay View Edison Road , Mount Vernon , Skagit County
Event Sponsor
Skagit Conservation District, Skagit County and Cities of Anacortes, Burlington, Mount Vernon, and Sedro-Woolley
Event Web Link
http://www.skagitcd.org

Event details
The Backyard Conservation Stewardship Short Course is a 6-week program targeting local homeowners and provides education on sustainable landscape practices as promoted by the Sustainable Sites Initiative. Topics include proper use and disposal of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers, use of native plants in the landscape, reducing size of lawn, gardening for wildlife, using bees as pollinators, applying low impact development/rain gardens, use of permeable pavement for driveways and patios, composting, integrated pest management, managing non-native invasive plants, how to build healthy soils and more. The program is FREE and session taught by knowledgeable and enthusiastic experts.
Mar
25
Mar
25
Schoolyard Biodiversity using Photo Point Technology

Start
Saturday March 25, 2017, 8:30 am
Location
West Hills STEM Academy - Room 105 , 520 National Avenue S , Bremerton , Kitsap County
Event Sponsor
Pacific Education Institute
Event Web Link
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/schoolyard-biodiversity-using-photo-point-monitoring-tickets-30697199149

Event details
Have you always wanted to utilize your school grounds for outdoor learning, but aren’t sure where to start? Would you like to explore how to incorporate technology into field experiences? We invite K-12 Educators to join us for a workshop where participants will experience multiple ways to map, measure and monitor schoolyards while integrating core content and standards.  Participants will get hands-on experience using the Outdoor Learning Center & receive mentored working time to plan during the workshop. PEI’s guides Schoolyard Biodiversity Investigation & Photo Point Monitoring are included. Earn 6 Washington State Approved STEM Clock Hours and the opportunity to earn a $100 stipend.