Pierce Conservation District events for February 2016

Check out Pierce Conservation District's February events, which include discussing the Tacoma Methanol Plant, potlucks and native plant sales.

February 10, 6:30 – 9:00pm: Proposed Tacoma Methanol Plant Public Scope Meeting – The purpose of the public scoping meeting is to provide information about the proposed project and to provide an opportunity to make oral comment on the scope of the EIS. Click Here for More Info.

February 11 and 25, 6:00 – 8:00pm: Urban Waters Methanol Plant Discussion SeriesThe Center for Urban Waters is hosting a four-part discussion series on the proposed methanol production plant and export facility in Tacoma. Invited speakers will lead a series of informed conversations that are intended to provide a common understanding of the technical and scientific aspects of this complex project. Click Here for More Info.

February 16, 6:30 – 9:00pm: Proposed Tacoma Methanol Plant Public Scope MeetingThe purpose of the public scoping meeting is to provide information about the proposed project and to provide an opportunity to make oral comment on the scope of the EIS. Click Here for More Info.

February 185:00 – 8:00pm: Annual Seed Swap, Story Share, & Potluck –Every seed has a story – the land and climate that has shaped them, the hands that carried them from one place to the next, and the people’s lives they touched along the way. For Harvest Pierce County’s 6th annual Seed Swap, we are celebrating these stories and inviting folks from Pierce County share some of theirs. Click Here for More Info.

February 23, 6:30 – 8:00pm: When the Poo Hits the Ground!What nutrients does your land need? – What nutrients are in your manure? – Calculate your annual manure amounts and figure out the size of required storage. This workshop is a prerequisite to qualify* for 2016’s “Manure Amnesty” day and/or the “Build your own Bin” workshop with free materials supplied. Click Here for More Info.

February 25, 5:00 – 7:00pm: Farm to Table Trade Workshop – Here is your chance to meet and network with farmers and purchasers! This is a dynamic event focused on making connections, sourcing products, and discovering new market opportunities for Pierce County. Click Here for More Info.

February 26, 9:00 – 10:00am: Agriculture Roundtable Breakfast – Each month, the AgCOI coordinator, the WSU Extension Pierce County Director and the Pierce County Ag Program Manager will be having breakfast in the delicious Orting Bakery. Click Here for More Info.

February 26, 9:00am – 1:00pm: Annual Native Plant Sale – Pre-Order Pickups – If you placed a pre-order for our Annual Native Plant Sale, you can pick your order up at PCD’s main office! Click Here for More Info.

February 27, 9:00am – 1:00pm: Annual Native Plant Sale – Open Sale – We strive to provide you with large quantities of high quality and affordable bare root trees and shrubs, as well as tree protector tubes, and Plantskydd animal repellent. Click Here for More Info.

February 27, 9:00am – 12:00pm: Meeker Creek Channel Restoration and Planting – To create better water quality conditions and improve salmon habitat the City of Puyallup has taken the straightened stream and put meanders back to create more natural stream conditions. Volunteers will be planting native trees and shrubs to shade and cool the creek. Click Here for More Info.




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