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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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Deadline to nominate or apply for Green Living Awards
July 28, 2014
The City of Richland will present its 10th annual Green Awards in the Riverview Room of the Richland Community Center. The event spotlights eco-friendly applicants, recognizing one as Green Business, Green Project and Green Program of the Year, as well as Excellence in Environmental Stewardship, both group and individual awards.
The event also includes recycled art pieces, on loan from local artists, and a dessert bar. The public is welcome to attend but must call 942-7730 to reserve a seat. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m.
For more information, visit www.ci.richland.wa.us/greenliving , link to “Green Recognition Program.”
Dewey Lake hike
Saturday Aug. 2, 2014
Sign up by 8 pm July 31
A scenic hike with the Inter-mountain Alpine Club to a lake south of Chinook Pass. About 2.2 miles. . http://imacnw.org
|Contact : Chuck, 783-3246|
Tues. Aug. 12, 9:00 am. Must pre-register by July 29.
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 +.
$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.
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.