Monthly Archives: July 2016

A Morning Meeting

Some emails are more important than others. If you are a member of the EECOI, you should have received one a few days ago about the events and deadlines ahead in the upcoming weeks, including the Year 3 renewal meeting. … Continue reading

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A Casual Manifesto

“Education is suffering from narration sickness.” That’s one of the observations in Amanda Giracca’s article in the current edition of Orion magazine, Into the Field; Why science education needs to leave the classroom. It’s a familiar refrain for some of … Continue reading

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Maritime Fest

The city of Tacoma (along with towns up and down the watershed, for that matter), has a special relationship with Puget Sound. It is a port city, thick with commerce and industry, and its location offers it a spot on … Continue reading

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Summer School

There is learning to be had out there, even in the summer. Just something to think about…  

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Equity

In the EECOI – and in the PWI as a whole – we talk a lot about equity. About reaching out to communities that may not have been well served to this point in terms of opportunities and assets, to … Continue reading

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Strategy 2 Update

Strategy 2: Empowering stewardship and advocacy that improves quality of life and health of the watershed for current and future members of the community. When you unpack the sentence fragment that is the EECOI Strategy 2, there is a lot … Continue reading

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Stewardship and Advocacy

“Students who engage in habitat restoration learn about science, history, language arts, math, art, and music outside in nature. The restoration process builds a context for learning that makes sense to students. They study site history, measure physical and observe … Continue reading

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