Economics of Happiness in Everett

September 5, 2011

economicsofhappiness.jpgGoing local is a powerful strategy to help repair our fractured world, our ecosystems, societies and ourselves.  Far from the old institutions of power, people are starting to forge a very different future.  Listen to jackie Minchew with Transition Port Gardner as he talks about the Economics of Happiness to be shown in Everett on September 17th at 7pm in the Historic Everett Theater.  For more information go to www.transitionportgardner.org or call Jackie 425-238-8657.

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Sno-King Watershed Council

September 5, 2011

snokingwatershedcouncil.jpgWater pollution can be controlled if everyone plays a part in managing stormwater runoff.  By making responsible decisions about what enters the storm sewer system upstream, we improve water quality and the downstream aquatic habitat.  Environmental and neighborhood groups, scientists, technical experts and interested citizens are working together to protect streams and watersheds in north Kind and south Snohomish Counties.  Listen to Eric Adman member or SnoKing Watershed Council. click here to find out more

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Naval Station Everett Goes Green

September 4, 2011

Naval_station_everett.jpgUS Navy has put an extra emphasis in going Green.  In 2009 the Secretary of the Navy announced 5 target areas to be achieved by 2020. Navy Region Northwest has already begun to make strides in hitting these goals and is ahead of the Navy's mandate of yearly reduction.  Listen to Captain Mike Coury from Navel Station Everett.

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GROW Washington

September 4, 2011

growwashingtoncarolyn.jpgGrow Washington the focus is strengthening businesses that sell or produce things made in Washington.  This idea dovetails with President Obama's call of innovation and entrepreneurship. At stake is whether new jobs and industries take root in this county, or somewhere else.  We need to build our own products! We can't rely on government or other to make jobs for us.  It's just not sustainable.

Listen to Carolyn Eslick founder and director of GROWWashington.biz.

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Sustainability at Everett Community College

September 4, 2011

everettcommunitycollegelogo.jpgGiven community colleges' inherent role in sustainable development, and as industry-responsive institutions, our colleges are one of the most influential and impactful sectors leading the way to a news clean energy economy.  Learn what's Sustainable at Everett Community College from Molly Beeman, ECC's RCM and Sustainability Committee Chair.

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Port Gardner Bay Clean UP Site

September 4, 2011

Ecology wants your input! The Bay Wood Products Site is one of several sites withing Port Gardner Baypgardner_web.jpg that Ecology is cleaning up. Ecology is encouraging public input about the clean up.  Listen to Andrew Kallus Baywide Project Manager for cleanup in the Port Gardner By who is with the Washington Department of Ecology.

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Community Solar at the Greenbank Farm Part 2

September 4, 2011

islandcommunitysolar.pngCommunity Solar Gardens are people uniting to create local solar projects.  These gardens ideally are located within a town or city limits and serve residents who either leases a piece of the garden or subscribe to the project without owning the equipment.

Listen to Part 2 of an interview with John Hastings of Island Community Solar energizing the Greenbank Farm on Whidbey Island.  To find out more go to islandcommunitysolar.com or port ofcoupeville.org.

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Community Solar at the Greenbank Farm Part 1

September 4, 2011

greenbankfarmsolar.jpgCommunity energy carries all the environmental, economic and national security benefits of clean energy. Community solar can also keep utility dollars in the community with local investments, creating green jobs and driving down the cost of solar panels.  Listen to Part 1 of an interview with John Hastings of Island Community Solar at the Greenbank Farm.  Go to http://portofcoupeville.org, or click here for Island Community Solar.

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Rain Gardens For Everett - Part 2

September 4, 2011

12000-rain-gardens.jpgRain Gardens are proven ways to prevent flooding, and reduce water pollution.  Yearly, heavy rains lead to massive flooding across Puget Sound wiping out roads, flooding homes and filling waterways with sewage.  Listen to Part 2 interview about Rain Gardens for Everett with Stacey Aleksich LID Specialist of Snohomish Conservation District.  To find out more about 12,000 rain gardens for Washington State click here.

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Rain Gardens For Everett - Part 1

September 4, 2011

LegionParkRG2010-2sm-Farmen_000.jpgRain gardens improve water quality by filtering runoff, provide localized flood control and are visually pleasing. They also encourage wildlife and biodiversity tie together buildings their surroundings in environmental ways. Listen to Part 1 of an interview about Rain Gardens for Everett with Stacey Aleksich, LID Specialist of Snohomish Conservation District.

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