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Ginger Kennell and Barbara Schickler are now friends
Feb 6, 2011
Barbara Schickler is attending Shirley Jacobson's event

The War Over Your Water is About to Begin at Ferndale WECU (east side of I-5)

October 26, 2010 from 6pm to 9pm
Transition Ferndale will view the new award winning documentary "Blue Gold: World Water Wars" at the regular meeting, Tuesday, October 26th. Optional Potluck starting at 6:00 pm. Film starts at 6:30 pm. All welcome to join us.Please, No parking in the first section closest to credit union because the Credit Union will be open for business.To learn more about the film use link below:…See More
Oct 21, 2010
Barbara Schickler might attend Cindi Landreth's event

How to Stay Sane as the World Goes Crazy: Economic Hard Times, Climate Change and the Messy Issues of Oil at Bellingham Co-Housing Commons at 2614 Donovan

October 22, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
A Transition Whatcom Heart & Soul Event!Kathy McMahon, aka 'The Peak Shrink' is coming to Bellingham! In her words:As we’re bombarded with alarming headlines on a daily basis, how do we find the sane space between Doom and Denial? Is there a place for wit when we examine the major challenges of our lifetime: economic depression, environmental degradation, and energy depletion? Is blind optimism itself, a diagnosable mental disorder?With humor and insight clinical psychologist Kathy McMahon…See More
Oct 12, 2010
Barbara Schickler joined David MacLeod's group

Transition Laurel

For those who are interested in learning about or implementing the Transition model in or near the Laurel district, just north of Bellingham.
Oct 8, 2010
Barbara Schickler and Brian Kerkvliet are now friends
Oct 2, 2010
Barbara Schickler posted an event

peak oil primer at ReStore Lecture room, upstairs

October 10, 2010 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Sandy Lawrence will present a slide show on history and implications of diminishing returns on oil exploration and exploitation and why we need to invest in sustainable energy. He has been interested in researching alternative energy sources for 10 years and we have added solar panels and a wind turbin on our property as a result that research.Free eventSee More
Oct 1, 2010
Barbara Schickler is attending Rob Olason's event

10-10-10 World Wide Day of Action in Whatcom County at Bellingham City Hall

October 10, 2011 from 9am to 4pm
A Transition Whatcom Event!The local 10-10-10 event begins at 9 a.m. on the steps of Bellingham City Hall. Live music, info booths and speakers get us started, with Bellingham Mayor Dan Pike planting our first tree in the Bellingham Public Library grounds at 10:10 a.m. Then we load up bike trailers with our assembled plants and head to the schools to plant the new additions to the school gardens. Bring your energy and enthusiasm, and a shovel if you can!We will be planting at Alderwood,…See More
Sep 23, 2010
Barbara Schickler might attend Paul Kearsley's event

Harvest Fest 2010 at Cornwall Park

October 2, 2010 from 3pm to 7pm
Join us for the first annual Transition Whatcom Harvest Fest!!New Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm+300 PicnicsLive Music by Polecat & UmamiWe will ALL meet at Cornwall Park for a celebration of our local abundance, Food, Families, Friends and Fun.Transition Initiatives and Work Groups will be sharing information and taking on new members. Meet the Transition Whatcom Organizational Group and figure out how you can get involved.See More
Sep 21, 2010
Stephanie Davis left a comment for Barbara Schickler
"Welcome Barb - How exciting you joined. You definitely have a lot to offer. Check out all the great groups listed. There is so much involvement and information to be had on this website. Also be sure to check out Celt's blog on gardening -…"
Sep 16, 2010
Barbara Schickler is now a member of Transition Whatcom
Sep 16, 2010

Profile Information

How are you currently involved in the Transition?
I have visited another transition group and would like to be involved in the Laurel group ,,I feel we have resources to offer
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
We are involved in sustainable connections ,,we grow our own food ,,we compost ,,we are neighborhood conscious ,,we are knowledgeable about the end of oil ,,,and are willing to organize
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
We are organic small farmers ,,,with an orchard ,,full garden ,,and have medical expertise ,,,we have a full library based on economic views ,,and sustainablility and organic farming and have a full solar panel array to both our house and two rentals
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
Your Personal Website (if you have one)
Where did you hear about Transition Whatcom and how did you find our community network website?
I went to two meetings in the everson goshen area ,,,and was introduced then ,,also into organizing with providing perennials for 10/10/10
Please note that you do not have to answer all of the above questions in order to join, and you can always come back later to edit your profile. If it's all too many questions for now, please provide a short answer below on why you'd like to join this site (or a summary of the above, if answered).
to address reduction of carbon emissions and create sustainability

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At 4:35pm on September 16, 2010, Stephanie Davis said…
Welcome Barb - How exciting you joined. You definitely have a lot to offer. Check out all the great groups listed. There is so much involvement and information to be had on this website. Also be sure to check out Celt's blog on gardening - really good information.
I just got a update, in the past week alone, over 550 new events have been registered for 10/10/10. The current count is 2,500+ actions in over 150 countries, and growing every day. Watching so many new actions get signed up - it's tough not to feel a surging excitement for next month. 


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