Columbia River Virtual Challenge – Until Nov 23

Pasco 525 North 3rd Ave, Pasco

The mighty Columbia River meanders its way through multiple states and two countries. This iconic symbol of America is right here in our area. Event website: https://runsignup.com/Race/WA/Pasco/ColumbiaRiverVirtualChallenge To celebrate this majestic body of life, we put together a 320-mile virtual challenge for people to participate in. This 320-Mile challenge will test you as a single participant or can be as easy as a Sunday stroll for a team. Teams can…

19th Annual Bird Seed Sale Fundraiser – Until Oct 31

Columbia Grain & Feed 2001 W 20th, Pasco

Hosted by Lower Columbia Basin Audubon Society. www.lcbas.org Please call 509-547-8818 to place an order and then pickup curbside at Columbia Grain and Feed, 2001 W 20th, Pasco. Prices will be the best of the season. Event page: www.facebook.com/events/651131902446971

Public Input: Amon Creek encroaching development (until October 30, 2020)

Online

Tapteal Greenway is involved with efforts to preserve Amon Creek from encroaching development. Public comments can be sent to Mike Stevens, Planning Manager, 625 Swift Blvd., MS-35, Richland, WA 99352. Comments may also be faxed to (509) 942-7764 or emailed to mstevens@ci.richland.wa.us. Written comments should be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 30, 2020. A hearing will be in December.

Transportation Plan Survey – until Dec 30

Online

Public input wanted on the transportation priorities and challenges for the Tri-Cities region. Respond to the survey at the link below. The responses received will help BFCG in developing the new Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). The MTP is a long-range and multi-modal planning document that will identify the transportation needs of our region through the year 2045. English https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6YCPGZP Spanish https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PPYHGBC

Can we achieve a zero-carbon energy mix by mid-century?

Virtual

Hosted by Steven Ghan and Tri-Cities Citizens' Climate Lobby. Achieving zero carbon emissions from power and transport by mid-century will require all non-fossil fuel energy sources, including nuclear. Learn why from Forbes writer Jim Conca. Online Event - Preregistration a day in advance is required. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/can-we-achieve-a-new-zero-carbon-energy-mix-by-mid-century-tickets-120928314845 www.facebook.com/events/2722843464702810

TV Discussion Program: Salmon or Dams?

KAPP/KVEW-TV

Our Rivers, Our Way of Life. This televised program is offered as a socially-distant alternative to RiverFest, featuring local rivers and experts from many viewpoints. See official trailer to Our Rivers, Our Way of Life here.

Rattle Snake Mountain Half Marathon

Rattlesnake Mountain Preserve Trailhead

Besides trying to get everyone out and active this is a fundraiser for Pasco High Cross Country and for the Rattlesnake Slope Preserve. This event is also the culmination of our BE CREATIVE WITH NATIVES WEEK which is a week of events to encourage all to focus more on Native Landscaping.  We appreciate all of your support in registration and in buying merchandise which all goes to keeping the cost…

Waste Summit (Zero Waste Hackathon)

Virtual

The Pacific NW is full of entrepreneurs, researchers, and agencies who are helping lead the nation with innovative ideas to help realize a zero-waste paradigm shift. Topics address solutions for the recycling crisis, reducing plastic pollution and waste reduction. Our annual waste summit will inspire you, and, this year in the comfort of your home as it will be virtual. Stay tuned for speaker announcements. The November 30 event is…