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Go Green Tri-Cities highlights green businesses, organizations, resources, and events in the Tri-Cities, WA. It was created using funds raised for environmentally related activities and events in the Mid-Columbia under the direction of the Sustainable Energy and Environmental Network. The purpose is to promote eco-friendly living by presenting options available in the area, including information on a variety of businesses that offer green products and services. Sponsors this year include City of Richland, Energy Northwest, Tri-City Herald, Battelle, Benton County Solid Waste, City of Pasco and KURION, Inc. Read More...
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Tues. Aug. 12, 9:00 am
Become a paleontologist by finding and removing the sediment to discover replica trilobites and diving beetles. Young paleontologists even get to take their findings home. Ages 8 +.
Must pre-register by July 29. $8.00 (Resident) $10.00 (Non-Resident)
Location: Goethals Park, 301 Goethals Drive, Richland, WA 99352.
Chasing the Floods tour
Saturday Aug. 9, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
CONFIRM BY AUGUST 1ST. Admission: $65
Location: Hanford Reach Interpretive Center, 1943 Columbia Park Trail, Richland, WA
The tour will be led by Hanford Reach Interpretive Center staff and experts in the field of geology and Ice Age Floods. It will begin with a trip to the Coyote Canyon Mammoth dig site and then to Wallula Gap. Tour includes tour guides, beverages, bus, and lunch.
Energy Efficiency Seminar
Tues. July 22, 7:00 pm
Gesa Credit Union plans a seminar at 1325 White Bluffs St. in Richland in an Energy Star-rated, "Built Green" home in the Westcliffe development.
Guests will learn about the latest in energy-efficient new home construction and how building "green" benefits the environment and can significantly cut the cost of utility charges.
There also will be tips on how to retrofit existing homes to be more energy efficient.
Attendees can enter to win a Wi-Fi programmable touchscreen thermostat, and the first 30 people will receive a gift.
This event is offered in partnership with the Home Builders Association of the Tri-Cities "Built Green" program, Pischel Quality Homes and Barry Long of EverStar Realty.
The seminar is free, and refreshments will be provided. For more information or to RSVP, call 509-378-3549 or go to www.gesa.com