Snohomish County is now home to over 700,000 residence. The prediction is that by the year 2025 the county will grow to over 950,000 people.In fact, in over the past decade Snohomish County has grown 30%. Salmon habitat, farmland and our open spaces in our density populated areas are being converted to housing developments and shopping malls at alarming rates. The increase of impervious surfaces from roads and rooftops has lead to more runoff poplution to our streams. rivers and lakes. Listen to Kristen Kelly Directory of Futurewise Snohomish County, Pilchuck Audubon and she talks about the 3rd Livable Snoh0mish Summit, SnoH20ish Learning About Our Water Resources.
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Chinook Salmon in the South Fork of the Stillaguamish River face extreme risk and extinction. With numbers that once topped 20,000 only 246 return each year to their spanning grounds. Enters the Stilly Snohomish Fisheries Enchancement Taskforce. Listen to Kristen Marshall, habitate restoration specialists and volunteer coordinator. To voluneer go to www.stillysnofish.org or call 425-252-6686.
How does education help achieve a healthy prosperous and sustainable future for all? While lifelong learning in and out of the classroom, which develops the whole person to support their local economy in the wise use of natural resources. Listen to Abbey Ruskey Executive Director of the Environmental Education Association of Washington. Join the E3 Network NOW! www.e3washington.orgor call 360-943-6643.
The Cascade Agenda began as a call to action, a call for change to each and every one of us to imagine what we want for the future. The plan to preserve our communities, the natural environment and vibrant economy resources for the next 100 years. Listen to Nick Harper, Managing Director of Conservation Dept., for the Cascade Land Conservancy.
Education, Environment and the Economy should all work together. Be part of the sustainable future. Listen to Abbey Ruskey Executive Director of Environmental Association of Washington, lead coordinator for E3 Washington Education, environment, Economy Initiative. To find out more go to www.e3washington.org or call 360-943-6643.
Pet waste is one of the leading causes of bacterial contamination of streams in Snohomish County. More than 177,000 dogs live in Snohomish County, producing waste equivalent to a city of 45, 000 with more than 20 tons dropped into backyards every day.
Listen to Stef Frenzl Communication Specialist with Snohomish County Surface Water Management who works with the general public to improve water quality in Snohomish County.Call 425-388-6466.
This program was aired first on KSER 90.7FM community radio in Everett.