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Mar 16

Conservation Celebration Keynote Speaker: Patricia Colemon

Posted to Conservation Corner by Camila Matamala-Ost

Patricia Colemon
Patricia Colemon is a recognized C-Suite leader with decades of experience in leadership development and capacity building. During her talk at our upcoming Conservation Celebration and Awards Ceremony, Patricia will be exploring the topic: Uncovering Truths.

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Mar 01

Students at Work: White River High School

Posted to Environmental Education by Allan Warren

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White River High School Sustainability Class visits the South Prairie Creek Preserve.

On a beautiful crisp December afternoon, White River High School students and their professor Todd Miller, joined Pierce Conservation District employees for an exploration of the South Prairie Creek Preserve. The students spent the first part of their visit learning about salmon ecology, floodplain restoration and how the current efforts to restore the South Prairie Creek Preserve will improve spawning habitat for Pacific Salmon species.

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Mar 01

Point Defiance BioBlitz

Posted to Habitat Improvement by Allan Warren

Do you like to explore the natural world? Do you want to contribute to real science research while having fun outdoors? Then you'll want to Explore the Shore, Spot the Swallows, or Peak for Pikas with Point Defiance Zoo naturalists in our citizen science projects!

MetroParks Tacoma and the Tacoma School District’s Science & Math Institute are partnering together to hold a BioBlitz in Point Defiance Park this spring. Volunteers are needed to be Taxa Team Leaders and Citizen Scientists, for this deep dive into the flora and fauna of Pierce County’s largest urban park. 

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