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  • Orca recovery: Ensure the public has a say Tell Gov. Inslee to involve citizens, not just government agencies, as we fight to keep Salish Sea orcas from extinction.Send a message here to Governor Inslee, urging him to ...
    Posted Nov 27, 2019, 4:31 PM by Simon Bakke
  • Active Hope: The Salish Sea I love is dying. What can I do? By Hannah Coughlin. Originally published in Cascadia Weekly, October 23, 2019I have been called to the water for as long as I can remember. As a kid, you couldn ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2019, 3:51 PM by Simon Bakke
  • Recent Attacks on the Environment By Simon Bakke. Originally published in Whatcom Watch, October 2019.September 2019, Week one: Trump administration announces plans to undo energy-efficient lightbulb standards first set in motion by George ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2019, 3:47 PM by Simon Bakke
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Clean Energy Blog

  • Cherry Point Fossil Fuels: Stand up for higher standards at December 3rd public meeting On August 7th, the Whatcom County Council initiated a public review process for a set of draft code amendments that would hold industries accountable for pollution and protect the air ...
    Posted Nov 26, 2019, 2:52 PM by Simon Bakke
  • Cherry Point: Next few weeks are our chance to protect public health & safety We have a rare opportunity in the coming weeks to hold oil companies accountable for the impacts of their fossil fuel projects. On June 18th, the Whatcom County Council began ...
    Posted Jul 26, 2019, 11:21 AM by Simon Bakke
  • Wildfire season is looming. What can you do to adapt? As you’ve likely noticed, Northwest Washington has witnessed an abnormally dry spring — with almost four months of below-normal rainfall. Our region of the Salish Sea is at 47 ...
    Posted May 30, 2019, 4:46 PM by Simon Bakke
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Sustainable Schools Blog

  • Infographic: 2018-2019 School year by the numbers The Sustainable Schools team had a banner of a year offering its waste reduction, energy and water conservation, and stormwater education curriculums to thousands of students. The team of high ...
    Posted Jun 12, 2019, 12:09 PM by Simon Bakke
  • Youth Activists Use Artistic Flair to Raise Awareness about Threats to Endangered Orcas  By Sasha Savoian, Education SpecialistYouth voices matter.That’s what these 12 high school students set off to learn as they channeled their passions with paint to raise awareness ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2019, 9:42 AM by Simon Bakke
  • VIDEO: How these 3rd graders are being waste- and energy-conscious You won't want to miss the creative tip about carpooling around the 3-minute mark.After participating in energy and waste workshops through the Green Classrooms program, Kendall Elementary ...
    Posted May 29, 2019, 2:19 PM by Simon Bakke
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