Tag: education

May
31

Deadline to Apply: Youth Heritage Project 2019!

Filed Under: - Posted @ 7:00am

Join us this summer for a four-day field school at Olympic National Park, July 9-12! The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation presents the annual Youth Heritage Project. Experience the beauty and biodiversity of this amazing national park while exploring how historic and cultural resources coexist with wilderness. This program is FREE OF COST for those > Continue Reading

Apr
18

The Connection Between Habitat Restoration and Salmon

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:30am

Mendy Harlow, Executive Director at The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group (HCSEG), will discuss the Hood Canal Watershed, habitat restoration, and salmon at Harbor WildWatch’s monthly science social, Cocktails & Fishtales. HCSEG, located in Belfair, WA, strives to deepen the connection between land, people, and salmon through habitat restoration, environmental education, and ecosystem research. They > Continue Reading

Apr
10

Partnering to Improve Access: Michele Johnson, Chancellor – Pierce College

Filed Under: Vibrant Community - Posted @ 10:48am

At Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, we’ve seen how much more we can accomplish when we work together.  Since 1981, community members have shared their commitment to a thriving Pierce County by partnering with GTCF to bring their vision to life and build a legacy for future generations.  In our 2018 yearbook, Pierce County Partners, a few > Continue Reading

Mar
21

Science Social – Noise Pollution in Olympic National Park

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:30am

Filmmaker and acoustic ecologist Matt Mikkelsen will screen the National Geographic-recognized short film “Being Hear” and discuss noise pollution in Olympic National Park. Matt and Palmer Morse documented the work of acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton in Olympic National Park. Gordon founded One Square Inch of Silence, a sanctuary of silence in Olympic National Park and > Continue Reading

Jan
6

Pier Into the Night

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:00am

Take an underwater journey of Gig Harbor Bay without getting wet (or needing special certification) through the Pier Into the Night experience! While you stay warm and dry on the dock, our divers use an underwater video camera to live stream exactly what they encounter below the surface. Staff biologists and trained volunteers identify the > Continue Reading

Dec
2

Pier Into the Night

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:00am

Take an underwater journey of Gig Harbor Bay without getting wet (or needing special certification) through the Pier Into the Night experience! While you stay warm and dry on the dock, our divers use an underwater video camera to live stream exactly what they encounter below the surface. Staff biologists and trained volunteers identify the > Continue Reading

Dec
1

Donkey Creek Salmon Tours

Filed Under: - Posted @ 5:00pm

Join Harbor WildWatch for fun, engaging tour beginning at Austin Estuary and ending at Donkey Creek Park along the restored Donkey Creek. Learn all about salmon’s life cycle and their cultural and ecological significance while viewing spawning salmon. Perfect for all ages. Meet in Austin Estuary Park near the picnic table. This event is FREE, > Continue Reading

Nov
22

“Mocktails” and Fishtales: Pier Into the Night

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:30am

Join us for a special, all ages “Mocktails” & Fishtales where we take a live dive from The Club @ The Boatyard. Stay toasty and dry inside while divers explore Gig Harbor. Education Director Rachel Easton and Science Specialist Stena Troyer will narrate the dive and identify creatures. Warm beverages will be available inside. All > Continue Reading

Nov
17

TEDxTacoma “Transitions: Bridging the Gap”

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:00am

Our event is called TEDxTacoma, where x = independently organized TED event. TEDxTacoma will bring together local military families and civilians; bridging the gap between these two communities and discussing the topic of transitions. Whether military or civilian, man or woman, Hilltop or North End, how can we better orient ourselves and our neighbors in > Continue Reading

Nov
4

Pier Into the Night

Filed Under: - Posted @ 1:00am

Take an underwater journey of Gig Harbor Bay without getting wet (or needing special certification) through the Pier Into the Night experience! While you stay warm and dry on the dock, our divers use an underwater video camera to live stream exactly what they encounter below the surface. Staff biologists and trained volunteers identify the > Continue Reading