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[bundle] Birch Case Study House_ Building Envelope Workshop at Building Performace Center & 2930 Birchwood Ave

October 23, 2013 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Join [bundle], Sustainable Connections and the Building Performance Center in this 2 part workshop offering in class presentation and on-site technical, installation training. This workshop is part of a series of workshops designed in collaboration with the [bundle] Birch Case Study home. Window opening air and water leakage has been a difficult problem for the construction industry. This course evaluates building failures, convention construction approaches, and new developmetns in…See More
Oct 21, 2013
dan welch commented on Juliet Thompson's group Transition Birchwood
"Everyone,  I am building a house at 2930 Birchwood that may be of interest to many of you in the neighborhood. This goal of this house is to be net zero water rainwater catchment, composting toilets and greywater recycling and net zero energy…"
Oct 21, 2013
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Jun 28, 2012
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Jun 13, 2012
dan welch replied to John Hammell's discussion The Carnage Continues- Feel Powerless To Stop the Racoon(s) That Are Killing My Hens- Need Ideas Fast in the group The Chicken Club (The Flock)
"John.  Not really sure what to tell you. I am sure many people are not responding because they, including myself, believe that shooting raccoons is not a positive solution to your problem; leg hold traps even less so. My personal…"
Jun 13, 2012
Jessica Williams replied to dan welch's discussion Sick chicken in the group The Chicken Club (The Flock)
"If you do give a hen (or any bird for that matter) liquid orally be careful not to get anything in their windpipe or you could drown them. Birds' work a bit differently than we do, there will be a little hole at the base of their tongue, this…"
Feb 3, 2012
Jamie Jedinak replied to dan welch's discussion Sick chicken in the group The Chicken Club (The Flock)
"Hello,  I am sorry, I can not speak to the illness but when one of my ladies is acting sick and not drinking I use a left over syringe and put water into her for her to drink.  At least I know she is getting fluid. sometimes snacks may…"
Feb 3, 2012
dan welch replied to dan welch's discussion Sick chicken in the group The Chicken Club (The Flock)
"From what I have read your advice is sound. I will try to pick up some goods at cenex tonight on my way home "
Feb 3, 2012
Alicia Wills replied to dan welch's discussion Sick chicken in the group The Chicken Club (The Flock)
"Hey Dan, With a sick hen the first thing to do is to isolate her from the other hens in case it is infectious - get her into a straw-lined cage in a shed or somewhere.  Then you can treat her separately, as well. I am not a vet - just someone…"
Feb 3, 2012
dan welch added a discussion to the group The Chicken Club (The Flock)
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Sick chicken

Everyone,We have a Red that is really sick right now and we do not know what to do. She started off broodie. We pulled her from the nest and locked her out of the nesting box at night so she would roost with the rest of the girls. She was OK for a day, but then stopped getting up on the roost and now just lays on the floor. Her comb is pale and kind of floppy. her wings have drooped and touch the floor as she is laying down. We thought she might be really dehydrated so we tried hand feeding her…See More
Feb 3, 2012
dan welch commented on Michael Taylor Smith's photo
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Cabin

"yeah....send me the competition entry. I would love to take a look at it.  bundledesign (at) gmail (dot) com   As for the factory, there are very few around here. There is one just across the border in Canada. Most have gone out of…"
Sep 15, 2011
dan welch commented on Michael Taylor Smith's photo
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Cabin

"I would like to see the whole presentation.  Village style living is an interesting concept. But would the houses look the same as "normal" houses today or would they be something completely different? And you added a hearth? if you…"
Sep 14, 2011
dan welch commented on Sara(h) Marie Helm's photo
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Sara Helm and Megs

"how did you get to visit the lady of the rock?  My firm designed parts of the monastary back in the day and I REALLY want to tour the property.  "
Sep 14, 2011
dan welch commented on Michael Taylor Smith's photo
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Cabin

"what design competition did you enter?  Just as a critique....you might think about the daily activities of these 8 people living in a cube.  where do they cook, eat, wash, shit, fuck......ect.  I appreciate your desire to be minimal…"
Sep 14, 2011
dan welch commented on David MacLeod's event Critical Vote on Coal Export Tonight!
"Council member, Carl Weimer, still encourages community members to come tonight and speak on the issue to nip it in the bud"
Mar 15, 2011
dan welch commented on David MacLeod's event Critical Vote on Coal Export Tonight!
"This issue has been pulled from the county council's agenda for the evening.  please call and confirm. They are counting the pro/con numbers.   (360) 676-6690   dan"
Mar 15, 2011

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At 5:50pm on July 14, 2011, Heather K said…

Hi Dan!  I garden across many lands, including the Columbia & Birchwood hoods!

Thanks for passing the word on community events.

You might be interested in a couple groups on this transition site.

You are welcome to join the Earth Gardens network - http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/group/organic

Just sign on the the transition site, then on the Earth Gardens group page, click the "Join" button.   Also, there is a Transition Birchwood group on this site you'd also be welcome at.  Last year, the Columbia & Birchwood neighbors hosted Roving Potlucks in our home gardens.

 
 
 

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