Rain Gardens for the Pacific NW goes to Lake Forest Park

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Another local opportunity to learn about rain gardens from Zsofia Pasztor! 7pm at Lake Forest Park Library on May 24th. Zsofia will talk about the importance and increasing necessity of adding rain gardens to overall stormwater mitigation plans, and will share information from our book Rain Gardens for the Pacific Northwest showing homeowners and DIY-ers […]

Rain Gardens and Earth Day: Molbak’s on Saturday, April 22.


It’s the 47th Anniversary of Earth Day, (read about the first one here) but I wonder if we shouldn’t deem EVERY day Earth Day from here on out? The current Federal Administration plans to decimate the EPA and erase regulations to return us to an era that made Earth Day, the EPA, etc. necessary in […]

“Rain Gardens for the Pacific Northwest” goes to Bellingham!

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Come celebrate books and nature with me and Adrienne Ross Scanlan on Saturday, April 8 at Village Books in Bellingham! This particular pairing is the awesome idea of our publishers at Mountaineers Books. Adrienne’s book Turning Homeward recounts her efforts as a citizen scientist to document the journey of urban salmon, and Rain Gardens for […]

“Rain Gardens for the Pacific Northwest” goes to Portland, Oregon!

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Great friends, great food, great bookstores and great environmental opportunities to learn more about rain gardens! I’m so looking forward to spending April’s first weekend in Portland and having these two opportunities to hang out with you: – The 37th Annual Trillium Festival (hosted by Friends of Tryon Creek) on Saturday, April 1st from 10am-2pm, […]