Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Not Even Garbage Goes to Waste – Green Drinks – February 2013

Find out where your “garbage” goesand what it is used for on February 13th from 5-7pm during Green Drinks Snohomish County, which is being Sponsored by Allied Waste, a Republic Services Company at the Ynot Sports Pub & Grub (formerly Turners) 2015 Hewitt Avenue, Everett, WA 98201. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided.


Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Rain Garden Training - Feb 4 & 5 2013

Rain Garden Training:
A Business Opportunity for 
Landscape Designers and Installers
 in Snohomish County
Learn how to give your clients a beautiful, functional new feature!
Save These Dates!
Monday & Tuesday, February 4 - 5, 2013
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Who Should Attend?
  • Landscape designers
  • Installers and landscape maintenance staff
  • Landscape architechts
  • Landscape business owners
What's in it for me?
  • Learn about Snohomish County regulations, site analysis, hydrologic modeling, soils, designs, material specifications and more.
  • Learn how to market these new strategies to your clients.
  • A total of 11 CPH credits will be available.
  • A database of businesses that have completed the training will be provided to homeowners and small business owners in Snohomish County looking for professionals for rain garden/LID projects.
  • Handbooks, manuals and other resources on rain gardens provided, including information on local regulations for Snohomish County.
Location Snohomish WSU Extension
Cougar Auditorium
600 128th St. SE,
Everett, WA 98208
Save Money – Register Early!
Early registration fee: $80 for both days (includes lunch and refreshments) $100 after January 15, 2013
Register online at: snorain.eventbrite.com
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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Join Us - June 15th - Discussion on Low Impact Development

Presented by the Snohomish County
Sustainable Development Task Force:
Please join us and other community leaders in a discussion on Low Impact Development (LID) at:
Everett Community College’s Whitehorse hall Room # 105
Friday, June 15th from 11am-1pm
  • Share your most and least successful LID projects and why they did/did not work.
  • Discuss what is “do-able” from a Maintenance perspective.
  • Voice your concerns and questions about what is to come for LID and LID maintenance.
The Snohomish County Sustainable Development Task Force (SCSDTF) is developing a workshop on LID maintenance for Fall, 2012. To ensure that the workshop is relevant, the (SCSDTF) is hosting an eco-charrette to gather information from those who own, design, install, maintain, permit or are considering installation of LID.
Join us to voice your concerns about LID maintenance and development.
For charrette details contact SDTF at :
Light refreshments at the meeting are sponsored by:
Everett Community College and Lancer’s Catering
Please forward this invitation to colleagues, neighbors or friends that are interested in Low Impact Development

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Rain Gardens for Everett

Click here to print Rain Gardens for Everett Brochure on Saturday, September 24th from 10am to 2pm. Location of rain gardens being built should be listed at http://raingarden.wsu.edu/Everett.html

Monday, August 01, 2011

Green Drinks August 10th

This months Green Drinks will be in Snohomish, visiting the incubator of GROW Washington which is a business development program to test and launch Washington products and service businesses.

GROW Washington offers training that includes:
Pre-startup Planning, Writing a Mission Statement, Setting Goals, Write a Busienss Plan, Learn the importance of Networking, Learn Social Media, Learn to Finance a Business and what's required.  print your invite click here

Visit the BLOG: http://greendrinkssnoco.blogspot.com

Read the blog to know what is going on with Green Drinks in Snohomish County.  Have "news or photos" that are about "Green" they can be posted on the blog too.


GROW Washington
1204 First Street
Snohomish, WA 98290
5 to 7pm

Call 360-217-7235

Saturday, April 16, 2011

LEED User Group meeting on Wednesday April 20

LEED User Group meeting on Wednesday April 20.  Presentation starts at NOON. 
Presented by: Snohomish County Public Utility District No. 1
Doug O’Donnell, Account Manager, Snohomish County PUD

Mr. O’Donnell serves the general outreach function for PUD, including marketing energy efficiency and renewables programs to commercial and civic customers in Snohomish County.  He is currently assigned to multiple cities and school districts in southern Snohomish County, as well as mid-size manufacturing, multi-family, distribution and automotive sectors county-wide. Mr. O’Donnell holds a PV Solar Designer Certificate from Shoreline Community College (2009).

Topic Highlights:

PUD Energy Efficiency Programs and Incentives

·         New Construction Program outline

·         Solar Express Program outline

 Case Studies, PUD Programs/Incentives Supporting LEED Certification

·         Mukilteo City Hall- LEED Gold

·         PCC Natural Markets, Edmonds- LEED Platinum

May 18 meeting, Everett Community College has invited us to tour their two new LEED certified buildings on campus!  The architect and contractor will lead the tour so it should be very informative.  The exact time will be announced at a later date.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Low Impact Development Tour - Sat. March 12th 2011

Looking for better ways to reduce runoff on your property?  Spend some time visiting and exploring what neighbors have done in their yards!  Plan to Take the Tour of LID!