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Environment

Northwest Children's Environmental Health Forum

Event Date: 
10/01/2009 - 8:00am - 10/02/2009 - 5:00pm
Event Location: 
Tukwila Community Center
12424 42nd Avenue South
Tukwila, WA 98168
United States

This two-day event will bring together policy makers, agency,
private and nonprofit professionals, K-12 educators, academic
researchers and students, individuals and others to showcase new
research, current science and effective programs to eliminate children's
harmful environmental exposures.

POSTERS INVITED
Forum will include posters covering topics of regional interest related
to children's environmental health (science, policy or practice).
Deadline for poster abstract submittal is September 4th.

COSTS
Early bird: $30 for each day, $50 for both days (register by September

Location

Tukwila Community Center
12424 42nd Avenue South
Tukwila, WA 98168
United States

Art and Sustainable Cities: A Dialogue

Event Date: 
08/27/2009 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 Western Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
United States
Phone: 206.654.3121

SAM and the Cascade Land Conservancy present the next panel discussion exploring the intersection of art, culture and the environment. Can steps be taken to ensure that revitalization and increased density are beneficial for both the arts and artists? How can we avoid artists being pushed out of our cities by rising prices? What roles do diversity and equity play in building vibrant, sustainable cities? Join us as we consider these and other questions.

Featuring:
Michael Kinsley, American political journalist (moderator)
Randy Engstrom, Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

Location

Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 Western Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
United States
Phone: 206.654.3121

King County Green Choice: Executive Candidates Environmental Debate

Event Date: 
06/30/2009 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

RSVP: www.kingcountygreenchoice.org

This year’s race for King County Executive is heating up fast. Five candidates are running to replace Ron Sims, who was appointed by President Obama as Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. The King County Executive is an important position that has considerable impact on Washington’s environment. The next Executive will have an impact on issues such as Puget Sound restoration, transportation, land use, and much more.

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