Run From Frost: family friendly event

WHERE: Queensgate Gardens Come celebrate the average last frost date with a fun run and get inspired to start planting our crops and gardens! This is a free family friendly event with an emphasis on promoting more active, self-sufficient, and environmentally aware lifestyles. Runners of all ages/levels welcome. Lots of goodies for everyone that comes including cool “GRAB BAG” prizes! This is the first of six Richland Run for Mindful Living…

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Volunteer with Friends of Badger Mt. Trail Work

April 2-4, 8-11, 15-18, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Ever wonder how the 10+ miles of trail on Candy and Badger stay in good shape? It’s thanks to volunteers completing work planned out by our trailmaster, Jim Langdon. Every spring and fall, our trailmaster leads regular work parties on the peaks, completing trail maintenance and improvements. The work ranges from raking gravel back on to the trails, to removing weeds and general…

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Tire Drive

Did you know that ONE female mosquito can produce THOUSANDS of eggs in one tire? Benton County Mosquito Control and the Washington Dept. of Ecology have teamed up to recycle your used tires at no cost to you. Take advantage of this once a year event. Do some spring cleaning and keep your yard mosquito free! This event is available only to residents of the Benton County Mosquito Control District.…

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4951 W Van Giesen St, West Richland,,

Heritage Garden Spring Webinar – Sustainable Landscapes

Event by The Heritage Garden Program, Benton Conservation District and 2 others Online: register.gotowebinar.com The Heritage Garden Program promotes low water-use landscaping with native plants. Our spring webinar will feature: Dr. Stephen Love — Landscaping With Native Plants The wild buckwheats (genus Eriogonum) are a genus of attractive, water-conserving, pollinator-supporting plants that are underrepresented in western landscapes. Dr. Love will describe some of the landscape-worthy species, delineate nursery production challenges that tend to…

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Online,

Earth Day Recycled Sculptures (and crafts)

Participants will use household materials and recyclables to design their own sculptures and projects. This will be an interactive event where the host and participants can see and talk to each other. https://ncrl.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails... Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84255234846

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Circular Innovation Challenge 2021 – application closes April 23

Are you an entrepreneur, business, or student with an innovative idea for a manufactured product from ‘waste’ or recycled materials? Apply to our pitch competition to win $10,000, mentorship, and access to investors for the best product idea. This program is in partnership with the Seattle Office of Economic Development and made possible by a grant from Washington Department of Ecology. The challenge (from registration opening to the live event)…

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Online,

Climate Solutions: Setting the Stage

Our climate is warming, and our greenhouse gas emissions are driving it. So, how do we stop the warming? The REACH Museum and the Tri-Cities Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby are hosting viewings of on Climate Solutions followed by 30 minutes of discussion led by climate scientist Steve Ghan and physicist Cigdem Capan.

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Online,

Drive Electric Earth Day – EV show

Social distancing and masks are required at all in-person Drive Electric Earth Day 2021 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements. he Mid-Columbia Electric Vehicle Association is collaborating with Sustainable Tri-Cities and Citizens' Climate Lobby to present Drive Electric Earth Day. The event will be held at The Reach Museum,  1943 Columbia Park Trail,…

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REACH Museum 1943 Columbia Park Trail, Richland,

Climate Solutions: Stopping Climate Change

Our climate is warming, and our greenhouse gas emissions are driving it. So, how do we stop the warming? The REACH Museum and the Tri-Cities Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby are hosting viewings of six weekly 10-20 minute classes on Climate Solutions followed by 30 minutes of discussion led by climate scientist Steve Ghan and physicist Cigdem Capan.

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Woodward Conservation Scholarship – due April 30

Applications for the 2021-22 academic year are being accepted through April 30 for the Pamela and Scott Woodward Conservation Scholarship. The scholarship and its endowment are managed by the Three Rivers Community Foundation. Last year the award was increased to $2,000. Applications are available on the Three Rivers Community Foundation and Tapteal Greenway websites (3rcf.org under News & Resources / Press Releases and Scholarship Applications and tapteal.org under Scholarship).

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Online,