Monthly Archives: October 2015

Lunch Date With Puget Creek

The UW Tacoma continues with its fall environmental science seminar series on Monday, Nov 2.  As part of the continuing theme, exploring topics associated with “Managing the Puget Sound,” Scott Hansen, Vice President of Puget Creek Restoration Society, will be … Continue reading

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Path of the Puyallup – PWI Short Film

“The Path of the Puyallup,” will be released in the spring as a short (6-8 minutes) film, documenting a journey taken this summer from the mountain to Puget Sound, following the river from one end to the other. At the … Continue reading

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Exhaling

The Puyallup Watershed Initiative conference ended yesterday after two incredible days of  Not only were we able to hear from each of the six collaboratives about how their programs have been progressing over this past year, but we also got … Continue reading

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NGSS: Disciplinary Core Ideas

In the last few weeks we have reviewed the 3 Dimensions of the Next Generation Science Standards. Science and Engineering Practices Disciplinary Core Ideas Crosscutting Concepts We have examined the eight Science and Engineering Practices and the seven Crosscutting Concepts … Continue reading

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Pacific Education Institute: Outdoor Learning Resources

One of the many partners in the EECOI of the Puyallup Watershed Initiative is Pacific Education Institute (PEI). I have had the pleasure of partnering and working with PEI staff on multiple projects in the last few years. PEI helps … Continue reading

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Finally Friday

For those classroom teachers and administrators that are part of the EECOI, there is something almost magical about “Friday.” And it’s not just them; regardless of where our paychecks come from, Friday is a day we all look forward to. … Continue reading

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A Forest is Where You Find It

For the third year in a row, October has been officially designated as Urban and Community Forestry Month by Washington Governor Jay Inslee. Just a couple weekends back, the Green Tacoma Day, hosted by Tacoma Metro Parks and a collection … Continue reading

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