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Washington's Wild Future

Washington's Wild Future: A Partnership for Fish and Wildlife

Bob Everitt

Friday, January 13, 2017

7:00 - 8:30 pm
Everett Firefighter's Hall
2411 Hewitt Avenue, Everett (map)

For more information, leave message at 425-252-0926
 

Bob Everitt is a graduate of the University of Washington (Go Dawgs!) masters program in Wildlife Sciences. He spent several years post-graduation working for the National Marine Mammal Laboratory in Alaska before coming to work for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife in 1980 as a field biologist. In subsequent years, he worked in several field and supervisory positions before being appointed the Regional Director for Northern Puget Sound's Region 4. Bob is the agency Director's policy representative in the region and works closely with all the agency programs, stakeholder groups, legislators, and others.

Bob will discuss the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's "Wild Future Initiative." For the past year, WDFW has reached out to people across the state to gather perspectives on the priorities that should drive the agency forward over the next few years. This effort reflects the WDFW's commitment to work with all interest groups to address the most important challenges facing fish and wildlife conservation in the state. This process has resulted in a number of strategies, policy ideas, and funding recommendations. Bob will discuss those and seek input from the group to help WDFW better inform its upcoming legislative strategy.



A Fierce Green Fire

A Fierce Green Fire

The Battle for a Living Planet

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Doors open at 6:30 PM for conversation and refreshments, film begins at 7:00 PM.
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation
8109 224 Street SW Edmonds,WA (map)

A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: The Battle For a Living Planet is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement: grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. From halting dams in the Grand Canyon to battling 20,000 tons of toxic waste at Love Canal; from Greenpeace saving the whales to Chico Mendes and the rubbertappers saving the Amazon; from climate change to the promise of transforming our civilization… the film tells vivid stories about people fighting – and succeeding – against enormous odds.

DISCUSSION TO FOLLOW

After the film there will be a discussion of issues raised by the film and the audience will hear from a special guest (TBA).

Doors open at 6:30 for conversation and refreshments, film begins at 7:00.

Donations are gladly accepted to help Sno-King Meaningful Movies continue to bring important films to the community.

For more information, see the Sno-King Meaningful Movies website.


Herring Gull
Photo by Scottmliddell@flickr

Winter Gulls of Puget Sound: Learn Adult Gull Identification with Mike Donahue

Does identifying gulls make you feel like you're seeing fifty shades of gray? Gulls are one of the most challenging groups of birds to identify. You've been saying that you want to take a gull ID class, so now’s your chance!

A classroom session will cover identification of adults of all the gulls that regularly occur in Washington in winter. There will be a half day (8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.) field trip to visit seve ral local gull hotspots on south Lake Washington.

Class: February 1, 7-9 p.m.
Location: PUD Building (Upstairs), 2320 California Street, Everett, WA  98201
Field Trip: Saturday and Sunday, February 4 and 5. Instructor will lead field trip both days; participants will sign up for one of these days at the first class. If there are 12 or fewer in the class the field trip will be on Saturday only.
Cost: $50 for class and field trip, $30 lecture only. Youth/Young Adults (under 24): $30 for class, $15 lecture only.
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RSVP by Email
RSVP by email to Kristin Kelly <execdirector@pilchuckaudubon.org> and then pay by check made out to Pilchuck Audubon Society to:
1429 Avenue D, #198
Snohomish, WA 98290


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