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    Dear Dept. of Ecology: Do right by Moxlie Creek

    Department of Ecology, I remain concerned about what is going on at the East Bay redevelopment site. Perhaps you can offer some clarification. I am once again forwarding you a study that was published by 11 EPA scientists. The study notes that nitrates travel 18 [...]
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Festival celebrates biotic community in Nisqually

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What does it look like to celebrate a watershed? You can find out how the residents and friends of the Nisqually River like to have fun Saturday, Sept. 30. The 28th Annual Nisqually Watershed Festival will be held from 10 a.m. [...]
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    Local groups show ‘From the Ashes’ documentary

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    A handful of local activist groups have joined forces to present a free showing of the film, “From the Ashes.” This National Geographic documentary shows Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with [...]
  • Dispatches

    Some cautionary words about Medicare For All

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    [BY S. SALMI] Recently I asked my naturopath what she thought of Bernie Sanders’ Medicare For All proposal. She’s a staunch lefty so lauded his goal of universal coverage using a single-payer model. However, she [...]

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  • Why did grandmother sleep outside?

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    “What did she love so about sleeping out-of-doors? What is it about hotels that made her feel so old? I think: air, risk, the dissolution of the boundaries between the self and the world outside the self. Those fields one drives into, [...]

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Upcoming Events

Sep
28
Thu
2017
7:30 pm Making Sense of Olympia with Dav... @ Olympia Timberland Library
Making Sense of Olympia with Dav... @ Olympia Timberland Library
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Author-comedian David Scherer Water will speak about his book, “Olympia,” which ties local history and present-day phenomena. A book for long-time residents, tourists and newcomers, many Olympians have sent this title to their parents to [...]
Sep
30
Sat
2017
10:00 am The 28th Annual Nisqually Waters... @ Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
The 28th Annual Nisqually Waters... @ Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
What does it look like to celebrate a watershed? You can find out how the residents and friends of the Nisqually River like to have fun Saturday, Sept. 30. The 28th Annual Nisqually Watershed Festival [...]
Oct
5
Thu
2017
7:00 pm Free screening of ‘From the Ashes’ @ Olympia Universal Unitarian Church
Free screening of ‘From the Ashes’ @ Olympia Universal Unitarian Church
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm
The National Geographic film, “From the Ashes,” captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be under the Trump Administration. From [...]
Oct
8
Sun
2017
11:00 am Bat Box Building Skill Share @ Skill Share
Bat Box Building Skill Share @ Skill Share
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
In celebration of Halloween and support of those who go unseen while working so hard to support us all, dwelling in the shadows, October’s Skill Share is bat box building. Bats love to devour flies [...]
Oct
14
Sat
2017
5:00 pm Farms Forever: Dinner and Auction @ Lacey Community Center
Farms Forever: Dinner and Auction @ Lacey Community Center
Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the South of the Sound Community Farm Land Trust for a scrumptious farm-to-table meal, live music by Rooty Toot, and a silent auction full of unique items to please any farm-fan or foodie all [...]
Oct
20
Fri
2017
all-day South Sound Food Summit @ South Puget Sound Community College
South Sound Food Summit @ South Puget Sound Community College
Oct 20 – Oct 21 all-day
The South Sound Food System Network is once again sponsoring a South Sound Food Summit, which they describe as a “Celebration of Local Food Culture.” In other words, “this is not just another conference — [...]

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  • Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology

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    This book is insidiously subversive even within the green movement. You could read Becoming Animal as a quirky but engaging exercise in nature writing. David Abram certainly knows how to capture [...]

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