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River Talk

Film Premiere! Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 4:00pm – 7:00pm Not sure how many have tuned in to this one yet… It seems like an excellent opportunity for those of us who are trying to learn to think like a watershed. … Continue reading

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Using the Right Measure

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. – Albert Einstein

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Reflections

On Saturday morning, September 10th, members of the EECOI met at the confluence of the White and Puyallup Rivers to experience reflective practice skills and spend some time listening to the river. It was a beautiful morning, with a kingfisher, … Continue reading

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Nature 101

There are numerous municipal parks and wild areas scattered around the watershed, little (and large) ecosystems where nature can still be seen in something that closely resembles an undisturbed condition. This access to nature can be a difficult proposition in … Continue reading

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Gathering at the River

This Saturday, September 10th, the EECOI faculty for Reflective Practices is hosting a time of contemplation and a chance to “… cherish what connects us,” at the river’s edge in Puyallup. This meeting is open to all members of the … Continue reading

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Diversity

As part of the EECOI’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the way it is organized and in the programs that it supports, ongoing training is being offered at several points over the next few months. These are opportunities … Continue reading

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Road Trip

As the summer winds down, you may find that you have time for one last adventure, one final road trip, before summer morphs into fall. If this is the case, and I hope that it is, there should be no … Continue reading

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The New Environmental Paradigm

When it comes to environmental education, finding the right starting point is critical, especially if you have some idea of where you’d like to end up. The New Environmental Paradigm Scale was put together back in the 1970’s by two … Continue reading

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Timing

The Perseid meteor extravaganza is winding down, but the displays in the night sky have been fantastic. With a 9 year-old in the house, it’s been a great opportunity to explain things like comets, the atmosphere, friction and the difference … Continue reading

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Dog Days

It’s somewhere around here, that time of the summer when it seems like it’s all just going to keep going like this forever. The “dog days,” they call them, and although here in the Northwest this summer has been anything … Continue reading

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