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The Judean People’s Front and succession planning

by Green Pages staff in Civic Toolkit 0

[BY S. SALMI] A long-time leader of a prominent local activist group recently moved on. You probably haven’t noticed because a wonderfully capable veteran activist has temporarily stepped in to facilitate a transition for this all-volunteer [...]
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    Dear Olympia: East Bay proposal should be rejected

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     [BY HARRY BRANCH] Construction should not be permitted for 86 residential units proposed for 510 State Avenue NE. East Bay is a Federally Impaired Water Body. It is impaired by chemical contaminants, materials such as PCBs, PAHs and [...]
  • Practicalities

    Edible Forest Gardens will regenerate your land

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    The local nonprofit Edible Forest Gardens is looking for a site where the landowner wants to transform their five or 10 acres into a model of climate-smart organic agriculture. Imagine a lovely mixture of fruit and nut [...]

Quotes

  • Good thing history doesn’t repeat itself

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    “Albert Speer’s memoirs confirm the stories of Hitler as a late-rising, late-to-bed scatterbrain who couldn’t seem to get any actual work done, at least as Speer understood the word. Although really, the whole upper echelons of the NSDAP were filled with men [...]

Editor’s Blog

  • Cost of living: Compare here with there

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    Thurston Regional Planning Council has a cost-of-living calculator that allows you to compare local living expenses with a multitude of other places in the United States. Let’s go here and pick an example. If you [...]
  • How much esprit de corps do your groups have?

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    Almost 40 years ago I attended a workshop with the educator George Leonard. I was too young to fully benefit from his wisdom, but one part of the event stuck with me. Leonard split the [...]

Upcoming Events

Aug
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2017
7:45 pm New moon, sunset, and biolumines... @ Nisqually Reach Nature Center
New moon, sunset, and biolumines... @ Nisqually Reach Nature Center
Aug 21 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
The Nisqually Reach Nature Center is having a fun-raising bioluminescent kayak tour provided by the brand new Kayak Nisqually: Puget Sound Adventures eco-tourism company. Paddle in the sunset and watch as bioluminescent diatoms light up [...]
Aug
23
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2017
5:00 pm Sierra Club Annual Picnic @ Priest Pt. Park, Kitchen 1
Sierra Club Annual Picnic @ Priest Pt. Park, Kitchen 1
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
All like minded groups, candidates and brief speakers are welcome. Burgers (beef and veggie), hot dogs, refreshments served. Bring a side dish.
7:00 pm The Cocktail That Kills Coho: St... @ Norm Dicks Visitor Center
The Cocktail That Kills Coho: St... @ Norm Dicks Visitor Center
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge sponsors a summer lecture series in July and August on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the Norm Dicks Visitor Center’s auditorium. On August 23 Jenifer McIntyre, Ph.D. will [...]
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2017
12:00 pm Visit Springer Lake Preserve @ Springer Lake Preserve
Visit Springer Lake Preserve @ Springer Lake Preserve
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Pack a picnic, along with a chair or blanket and inflatable flotation device, and walk a ¼ mile to Springer Lake. Sit along the shores of the lake to enjoy your lunch, and if opportunity [...]
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2017
5:30 pm Sierra Club South Sound Meeting @ Mekong Restaurant,
Sierra Club South Sound Meeting @ Mekong Restaurant,
Sep 6 @ 5:30 pm
Order food at 5:30 p.m. for meeting at 6 p.m. The meeting will include mystery speakers. Guess them in advance and you will receive a wonderful prize.
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2017
7:00 pm Birds of Costa Rica @ Temple Beth Hatfiloh
Birds of Costa Rica @ Temple Beth Hatfiloh
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Costa Rica, with an area less than that of West Virginia, has approximately the same number of bird species as the United States. With forests that range from dry to very wet and elevations from [...]

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