Monthly Archives: April 2016

Good Times

The meeting the other night at E9 went well… a room full of people talking and planning environmental education for the watershed. A few new faces (thanks for coming), and some great contact across COIs. Now, with the 3rd Year … Continue reading

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Come Together

“Coming together is a beginning; Keeping together is progress; Working together is success.” Henry Ford The Second Quarter general meeting of the EECOI is on tap this evening. (Literally. We’ll be getting together from 4-7pm today at Engine House #9 … Continue reading

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Earth Day!

There will be opportunities to get involved in Earth Day activities all weekend long, but the actual day-of-record is today. The idea that there ought to be a day to recognize the importance of our home planet and to focus … Continue reading

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Best Practices

Science is the acceptance of what works and the rejection of what does not. That needs more courage than we might think. – Jacob Bronowski It can be challenging  to examine what works and what doesn’t, and then make changes … Continue reading

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Friday Night at the Movies

This evening in Tacoma there will be a showing of No Impact Man, a film about one man’s attempt to live for a year without having a negative impact on the environment. This experiment by Colin Beavan and his family … Continue reading

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It Isn’t Complicated

We’re well into Year 2 now in the EECOI, and in the PWI as a whole. It’s impressive to see how much we’ve done to this point and it’s interesting and fun to try and figure out where we should … Continue reading

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Priorities

“Action expresses priorities.” Mahatma Gandhi That’s all. With so many different things that we are responsible for, sometimes stacking up on the ‘to-do’ list, it can be difficult to figure out what is the most important. The key to understanding … Continue reading

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Spring Break

Whether you are a teacher or a student, there is something downright magical about the phrase, “Spring break.” If there were ever two other words that fit together so well, I can’t think of them right now. As of this … Continue reading

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