Monthly Archives: September 2015

Deochanna glas

Just a reminder for tomorrow night’s Green Drinks… PWI’s Jennifer Chang will be there to give a bird’s-eye view of where the Initiative is going and provide information on how organizations and individuals can get involved. (Jennifer has a unique … Continue reading

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The Next Generation

The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation has put out the call for applications to join its Youth Philanthropy Board (YPB). Specifically, young people ages 15 – 24, who have a passion for cultivating change in the community, are being encouraged to … Continue reading

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Whale Tales

EECOI Member, Citizens for a Healthy Bay, is sponsoring a visit from Orca Tour 2015 and internationally-renowned author and killer whale expert Erich Hoyt on October 11th. This presentation provides details about the endangered Southern Resident pods that frequent the … Continue reading

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Culturally Speaking

The Environmental Education Community of Interest is offering another round in its  cultural competency workshop series this October and November. The workshop consists of three, three hour sessions facilitated by Heather Kawamoto from the Puget Sound Educational Service District. The … Continue reading

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Three Dimensions of the Next Generation Science Standards

In the last several months, K-16 educators and informal science providers in the Puyallup Watershed region have been learning about the new science standards in Washington state- the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). These standards are unlike any science standards … Continue reading

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Need Input

Members of the various Communities of Interest will be getting a survey in their in-boxes today (Sep 22, 2015) from ORS Impact, an independent consulting firm working with the Russell Family Foundation. The survey is designed to measure some of … Continue reading

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This Weekend

No reason to be crabby. It looks like the weekend weather is going to cooperate, more-or-less. There’s no telling how many more of these there are going to be before the dark season arrives in full strength, so it is … Continue reading

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