Here are some updates and information from around the Sound:
Drain Rangers Meeting-PLEASE REGISTER
The Pacific Education Institute needs all of those planning to attend the meeting next Tuesday, September 30th to please RSVP to Neesha Oliver email@example.com (meeting notice is attached for your reference). They need to make sure they have enough copies, chairs, snacks, etc.
Several people have expressed interest in carpooling to the Summit. If you are interested, please email Cara Ianni firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 9/25. She will then connect you with others in your area that are interested and you can plan from there. If you haven't registered but are interested in attending Tuesday only you can still register this week: http://www.psp.wa.gov/econet-summit.php
Youth Education Opportunities
- How to Talk to Fish Article: Need a good laugh combined with a nice model of great science communication? Look no further: http://digg.com/2014/how-to-talk-to-fish. Use this as a reading component to meet Common Core standards!
- Citizen Science using Stream Macroinvertebrates: This "Leaf Pack Network" looked like a nice platform where students can post rigorous macroinvertebrate data and analyze those data in comparison to other watersheds around the US. Find it here: http://www.stroudcenter.org/lpn/
- Beneath the Waves Youth Making Ripples Film Competition: In this film festival and competition for K-12 students, educators and students are challenged to incorporate film into their marine science curriculum. Students should submit short films (< 5 minutes) on any marine science topic of their choice. The deadline for submission is December 5, 2014. See: http://www.beneaththewavesfilmfest.org/youth-making-ripples/
Skagit County- Pollution Identification and Correction Coordinator: http://www.skagitcounty.net/Departments/HumanResources/employment.htm
STORM Core Team