Join Transition Whatcom design experts on a bike tour to kick off our 2012 Transition Design Grants project. TW will award $350 grants to projects that will build community resilience and this is your chance to see some examples and begin developing your proposals. Even if you aren't developing a grant, attend to get ideas on how you can improve resilience in your yard or neighborhood. The 3-min Design Process will be used to generate ideas and brainstorm possible projects at several stops…See More
Come to a hands-on workshop about pruning fruit trees at an orchard where there are large trees in need of help. There are a variety of mature trees that have been left unpruned for 4 or 5 years. Here's a rare chance to problem solve and actually work on trees in the real orchard environment. Our teacher will be Travis Dickson, who has been pruning fruit trees for 12 years and has taught many classroom style seminars about pruning theory. Come prepared for any weather, and bring your saws,…See More
Join RE Sources at the Pickford Film Center for a special presentation of the film FREEDOM on Thursday, August 4th, 7pm. Tickets are $10. FREEDOM is from the filmmakers of the Sundance Award-winning film FUEL. In the aftermath of the 2010…See More
The May Transition Whatcom Spring Event kicks off with a special showing of the magnificent film, “The Economics of Happiness”, on Saturday May 7th at 3:00PM at the new Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225. The films message of localization and the growing efforts to create a more resilient and self reliant future speaks to the heart of the Transition Town movement. It’s a great way to spread the word about Transition, so make sure you invite your friends!"A powerful new film…See More
Come swap seeds, ask questions about gardening, and share your own stories and knowledgeYou are encouraged to bring seeds, seed potatoes, edible tubers and bulbs. Seeds should be in labeled envelopes. Also bring empty envelopes and a pen if you will be seeking seeds.People will be on hand to answer questions about gardening, composting, canning and other gardening topics.See More
This workshop will be led by Irene Hinkle who has been weaving baskets for over 20 years, and hosted by Chris Wolf in the cedar forest where she lives. Using cedar is an important piece of re-skilling for residents of the Pacific NorthWest.Workshop participants will learn to how to harvest cedar bark sustainably so that the tree remains viable and alive. Participants will harvest their own share of cedar bark and will separate the layers for use, learning how to prepare bark for basket…See More
We are neighbors living in South Hill, Happy Valley, Fairhaven, South, and Chuckanut Bay. We are interested in promoting Transition projects in our community, and we support the Center for Local Self Reliance in reaching its goals.See More
What do you see when you go to the beach on a regular day? Perhaps some sand buckets and maybe a hermit crab. After sundown? Nothing but a closed gate. On the 29th of January at Larrabee State Park at 7pm, join Doug Stark, local marine biologist and Beach Naturalist extraordinaire, in opening the gate to discovery of a new world of critters that come out only when the tide had dropped and the sun has set.Doug and Beach Naturalist volunteers will lead small groups down rocky park trials to…See More
Nationally known seabird and conservation biologist, Dr. Julia Parrish, of Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) and the Director of the University of Washington's Program on the Environment, will speak about Seabirds as Environmental Indicators, as part of the Whatcom Watershed Information Network lecture series. The talk is co-hosted by RE Sources for Sustainable Communities, Whatcom County Marine Resources Committee (MRC), and People for Puget Sound.…See More
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Yes, as an architect and landscape architect doing natural green design.
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the Southsiders/David Marshak's event at the Caretaker's Cottage earlier this fall
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