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Ivy/Blackberry Removal Work Party at Pt Defiance Park, Tacoma

Saturday, April 19th, 8:45 am - 12:00 pm, Apr 19th 2014

Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014Time: 9 AM -- noon (8:45 AM sign-in starts)Location: Pt. Defiance Park, hilltop just above the Nature Garden at corner of Bristol St. & N. Park Ave.Parking: Bristol St. (both sides) or N. Park Ave. (south side)Bus Service: #10 or #11 (bus stops 1 to 3 blocks away)Contact: Bliss Moore at blissmoore2004@yahoo.com

Water & Salmon Committee Meeting (Seattle)

Monday, April 21st, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Apr 21st 2014
Business meeting, Chapter office. If this is your first meeting, please contact Elaine Packard.

Environmental SLAM (Seattle)

Tuesday, April 22nd, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Apr 22nd 2014

Student groups from six local schools will compete for prize money and honor in the annual Environmental Slam, hosted by the Washington Foundation for the Environment. Multi-media presentations are 5 minutes long, and the audience will vote on the most compelling.

Admission if free

Miller Community Center on Capitol Hill, Seattle.

330 19th Ave E, between Harrison and Thomas

Participating Schools: Billings Middle School, The Bush School, Explorer West, Lake Washington Girls Middle School, Seattle Waldorf School, and West Sound Academy.

Visit www.wffe.org/ for more details or contact Morgan Ahouse.

Transportation & Land Use Committee Meeting

Tuesday, April 22nd, 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm, Apr 22nd 2014

Washington Chapter Transportation & Land Use Committee meets at the Club office, 180 Nickerson St., suite 202, Seattle. We will focus on next steps for more equitable transportation funding and on-going issues of interest, then adjourn early to join the Move King County Now campaign to monitor Prop. 1 election returns.

For details, please contact Tim Gould.

Tracking Cougars and Their Prey - Saturday, May 3, 2014

Saturday, May 3rd, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm, May 3rd 2014
Tracking Cougars and their Prey

The Sierra Club is co-sponsoring a conservation training workshop run by the Wolf College. The workshop rendezvous point is 45 minutes northeast of Seattle at Rudolf Reese Park in Sultan WA from where we will move to a sandy Skykomish River riparian zone where cougars frequent.

Skills covered include a powerpoint introduction on the behavior of subject animals, on-the-ground training, guided search for fresh sign, trailing tips, interpretive direction, and conservation data reporting.

Sierra Club members receive an additional $10 off the workshop tuition of $65 and advanced registration is required via the Wolf College.

National Forests Committee Meeting (Seattle)

Wednesday, May 7th, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, May 7th 2014
Learn about and help save Washington's ancient forests, roadless areas, rare wildlife, and trails. Many volunteer opportunities available around the state, including protecting iconic places in local Wilderness campaigns, reconnecting wildlife habitat through the Cascade Checkerboard Project, and restoring trails in the North Cascades. All are welcome! We'll meet at the Washington State Chapter office. For more information, contact Mark Lawler.

Snohomish Group Meets (REI Lynnwood)

Tuesday, May 13th, 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm, May 13th 2014

Our monthly meeting for volunteers and leaders. Newcomers are welcome - Please join us!  

We meet on the second Tuesday most months at REI in Lynnwood (Alderwood Mall) in the 2nd floor staff conference room.

We'd love to have help on local issues such as protecting the Skykomish River, dirty coal exports, wolf recovery and political endorsements. Take action on your environmental interests! Several opportunities include: meeting note taker, newsletter helper, and outings leaders. Help our committees: Conservation, Land Use & Transportation, National Forests, State Lands, Energy, Education, and Political Endorsements. 

Water & Salmon Committee Meeting

Monday, May 19th, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, May 19th 2014
Business meeting, Chapter office. If this is your first meeting, please contact Elaine Packard.

Transportation & Land Use Committee Meeting

Tuesday, May 27th, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, May 27th 2014

Washington Chapter Transportation & Land Use Committee meets at the Club office, 180 Nickerson St., suite 202, Seattle. We will focus on various on-going issues of interest.

For details, please contact Tim Gould.

National Forests Committee Meeting (Seattle)

Wednesday, June 4th, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Jun 4th 2014
Learn about and help save Washington's ancient forests, roadless areas, rare wildlife, and trails. Many volunteer opportunities available around the state, including protecting iconic places in local Wilderness campaigns, reconnecting wildlife habitat through the Cascade Checkerboard Project, and restoring trails in the North Cascades. All are welcome! We'll meet at the Washington State Chapter office. For more information, contact Mark Lawler.
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