Events

Come join us for volunteer events, workshops and other opportunities to be an active part of the 12,000 Rain Garden Campaign. A campaign where everyone wins!

December 14, 2017
  • Webinar: Trees and Stormwater - A Tool for Your Community

    Date: December 14, 2017
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

    Using trees in landscape design provides a multitude of environmental benefits, particularly when they are used in new and retrofitted stormwater management installations.

    This webinar will introduce a new, free, interactive, web-based tool developed by the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Council of Governments and the U.S. Forest Service that will help you maximize the value of trees in stormwater management.

    For more information and to register: http://stormwater.wef.org/event/trees-stormwater-tool-community/?instance_id=743

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January 6, 2018
  • 2018 Climate Resilience Summit

    Date: January 6, 2018
    Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Location: Seattle University, 901 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    The movement to build our climate resilience has powerful implications for the future of our region – from how we deal with the increasing threats of climate disruption to how we, as a community, not only recover but prepare to thrive in the face of climate change. Sustainable Seattle will convene the third in a series of conferences under the banner of our Pacific Northwest Resilience Challenge in January – the 2018 Climate Resilience Summit.

    This conference will focus on issues of equity and how we can best support communities on the front lines of climate disruption. We invite you to join us as we examine the unique challenges and opportunities of preparing for the impacts of climate change.

    For an agenda and to register: http://www.sustainableseattle.org/programs/pnw-resilience-challenge/

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January 20, 2018
  • Rain Gardens on Rural Properties Workshop - Woodinville

    Date: January 20, 2018
    Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Location: Brightwater Environmental Education and Community Center 22505 Washington 9 Woodinville, WA 98072
    Learn how to harvest thepower of Washington rains to improve your property and help theenvironment at the same time at this winter's workshop, Every Drop Counts! Rain Gardens on RuralProperties, January20 in Woodinville

    Topics will include installation andconstruction of rain gardens, how to select the right plants, and how toprovide long-term care to keep your rain garden working hard for you and yourproperty.

    To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/every-drop-counts-rain-gardens-on-rural-properties-tickets-38735660403
      

    Or register by calling 425-282-1949,or emailing: signup@kingcd.org.   

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January 25, 2018
  • Landscaping with Native Plants - Issaquah

    Date: January 25, 2018
    Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Location: The Grange, 145 NE Gilman Blvd, Issaquah, WA 98027, USA

    Join the King Conservation District in a FREE night of learning about native plants with Jacobus Saperstein, a resource specialist at the King Conservation District. Learn about the MANY benefits of incorporating native plants in your yard or property. Explore how to make the right decisions for your landscape and reduce plant mortality, save money, and improve your landscape’s aesthetic & wildlife habitat.

    Participants will receive a 10% discount code to use for native plants at the KCD Native Plant Sale. To view the plants that KCD has available and learn more, visit: http://kingcd.org/programs-native-walk-up-sale.htm

    To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/landscaping-with-native-plants-issaquah-tickets-41026749111

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January 30, 2018
  • Landscaping with Native Plants - Redmond

    Date: January 30, 2018
    Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Location: Redmond Regional Library, 15990 NE 85th St, Redmond, WA 98052, USA

    Join the King Conservation District in a FREE night of learning about native plants with Jacobus Saperstein, a resource specialist at the King Conservation District. Learn about the MANY benefits of incorporating native plants in your yard or property. Explore how to make the right decisions for your landscape and reduce plant mortality, save money, and improve your landscape’s aesthetic & wildlife habitat.

    Participants will receive a 10% discount code to use for native plants at the KCD Native Plant Sale. To view the plants that KCD has available and learn more, visit: http://kingcd.org/programs-native-walk-up-sale.htm

    To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/landscaping-with-native-plants-redmond-tickets-41023587655

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January 31, 2018
  • Webinar: National Stormwater Calculator for Managing Runoff Using Green Infrastructure: Addition of a Cost Module and a Mobile Web App

    Date: January 31, 2018
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    EPA developed the National Stormwater Calculator (SWC) to help support local, state, and national stormwater management objectives and regulatory efforts to reduce runoff through infiltration and retention using green infrastructure practices as low impact development controls. It is designed to be used by anyone interested in reducing runoff from a property, including site developers, landscape architects, urban planners, and homeowners. It can be used for any location within the United States, including Puerto Rico. This webinar will provide potential and example applications, and will present the new cost module and mobile web application version that can be used on mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.

    To register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5929804033268092674

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February 7, 2018
  • Northwest Flower and Garden Festival - Seattle

    Date: February 7, 2018
    Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Location: Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    The Northwest Flower & Garden Show has been heralding the start of spring since 1989, as gardening enthusiasts from around the Northwest flock to this annual celebration held in the beautiful Washington State Convention Center for five magical days. 

    The show runs from February 7th-11th. Wednesday – Saturday: 9am – 8pm and Sunday: 9am – 6pm.


    The Show is renowned for offering the finest roster of free horticulture Seminars of any garden show in the world. Whether you are a new gardener in need of sensible advice or a seasoned pro, you’ll find scores of inspiring seminars and hands-on demonstrations filled with valuable education and entertainment. Dig in and learn how to solve your landscaping problems to create livable outdoor spaces and luscious edible gardens for year-round enjoyment.


    For more information and to get tickets: https://www.gardenshow.com/the-show/

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February 9, 2018
  • 3rd Annual Green Infrastructure Summit - Bothell

    Date: February 9, 2018
    Time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Location: Cascadia College, 18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011, USA
    Stay tuned for details on the 2018 Green Infrastructure Summit!

    For more information and to see what was accomplished at the 2017 Summit: http://www.12000raingardens.org/summit/

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February 26, 2018
  • 2nd Biennuial Green-Duwamish Watershed Symposium - Auburn
    Time: All Day
    Date: February 26, 2018
    Date: February 26, 2018
    Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Location: Green River College, 12401 SE 320th St, Auburn, WA 98092, USA
    We started in the Duwamish with our first symposium and now move up the watershed into the Green River portion of it. So mark your calendar for Monday, February 26th at Green River College, Main Campus for a day of connection, collaboration and learning.

    For more information: http://www.greenduwamishwatershed.org/

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April 4, 2018
  • GoGreen 2018
    Time: All Day
    Date: April 4, 2018
    Date: April 4, 2018
    Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    The GoGreen Conference is a sustainability learning experience for business and public sector decision-makers. Featuring regionally targeted content and recognized leaders from the community, GoGreen works across industry silos to foster peer-to-peer learning and collaborative solutions. We believe sustainability in the business setting is a powerful and indispensable tool for navigating the tumultuous waters of today's global economy and solving our climate woes. Our mission is to empower attendees with the strategies, tools and connections to green their organizations with profitability in mind.

    For more information: http://seattle.gogreenconference.net/

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