Rachel White, PhD, climate researcher with the UW Joint Institute of Studies on the Atmosphere and Ocean, will speak about the effects of global warming on extreme weather events such as droughts, floods, and hurricanes. Come learn more about the science of climate change and how it may impact the Pacific Northwest in coming decades, ask questions, learn what you can do, and enjoy a fun, engaging discussion around the tables in Peddler’s beer garden.
All ages welcome! Come early to grab a beer and a seat! Enjoy the food truck and games!
When infant oysters began dying off in record numbers, reportedly due to the increased acidification of Pacific Northwest waters, the Washington State Legislature asked the UW Dept of Oceanography’s scientists for help. Parker MacCready, PhD, a physical oceanographer and led a team that used quantities of data to forecast the chemistry of ocean waters entering shellfish growing areas, such as Padilla Bay. Come learn how this work may help oysters and the shellfish industry, as well as salmon fishers, kayakers and oil spill trackers!
Select a hand crafted bowl created by local students and artisans. Enjoy live music while savoring a meal of soup, salad, bread, and dessert from local restaurants. Purchase a unique gift for Mother’s Day in our silent auction. All while supporting North Helpline and helping make sure your neighbors have food on the table and a roof over their heads!
Free reception & presentation. Johnny Moses presents Medicine Songs of the Pacific NW, Johnny Moses noted native NW Storyteller introduces 2 new CD’s that preserve NW Salish Cultural for future generations. Free parking. Doors open at 5:30pm for art gallery showing "Duwamish Journey with Johnny Moses." The art of noted NW storyteller Johnny Moses explores the traditional culture and spiritually of the Duwamish. http://www.duwamishtribe.org/http://www.johnnymoses.com/http://facebook.com/duwamish