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December Vote for North Olympic Group Executive Committee Members; Olympic National Park Funding in Jeopardy; Commissioner Franz Unresponsive to Efforts to Save Elwha Legacy Forests; Take a Hike for a Cause; Sewage on Tap? The Risk Of Sewage Wastewater Reuse; Happy Holidays from the North Olympic Group!; Washington Chapter 2024 Legislative Priorities; North Olympic Volunteer Opportunities; Save Miller Peninsula: October’s Event Now on Video!
November Help Shape Sierra Club's 2024 Legislative Priorities; Let Clallam Commissioners Know We Don't Want Our Legacy Forests Clearcut; Restore Grizzlies to the North Cascades; The Alaska Suite: A Story of Beauty, Loss and Hope; Public Dialogue Sought on Columbia River Transboundary Issues; EV Carshare Available; Puget Sound Recovery Challenges; Environmental Champions Elected; The Promise of Biochar
October Hear Why We Need to Protect the Miller Peninsula; Hear About Restoring Grizzly Bears in the North Cascades; Is Biomass the Solution or The Problem?; Protect the Peninsula's Future is proud to have as its 2023 annual speaker Dr. James Karr, Professor Emeritus, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences; Crowding Out Mountain Lions; Clallam Forests at Risk; Climate Action Committee Openings; Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee Seeks New Members; Join the North Olympic Sierra Club Leadership; Find Out About Environmental Education Opportunities at Peninsula Community College
September Meet Commissioner Lorna Smith, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife; Tour Miller Peninsula State Park; Wolves in Washington; Lawsuit Filed to Stop Elwha Clearcuts; Environmental Groups Sue to Protect the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge; Overwhelming Support for Legacy Forests; Navy Required to Redo Environmental Study; Recent Environmental Research by Local Scientists; Watch Jennifer Johnson's Video; Join the North Olympic Sierra Club Leadership
June Meet Jennifer Johnston, WWU Program Assistant, College of the Environment; Help Jump Start Our Outdoors Program; Sierra Club Gets Kids Outdoors; Free the Salmon, Remove the Dams!; Clallam County Fails to Stop Destructive Elwha DNR Clearcuts; Summer's Here But Don't Go Swimming!; Celebrate Solstice Salmon Days, June 22-24; Goodbye Net Pens!; Wildlife, Look Out for the Humans!
May Spring is Here--Explore, Enjoy and Protect the Planet - Outings Program by Zoom; Legislative Session Ends With Strong Environmental Progress; Port Angeles Harbor Hazardous Waste Cleanup; Protect Our Local Forests--Stop Clearcutting the Elhwa; Biochar to the Rescue; Don't Pave the Dungeness Levy Trail Petition; Protect Our National Forests
March Remove Dioxins in Port Angeles Harbor--Now; Legislative Session Moving Along; Ask DNR to Protect Dabob Bay; Stop Pesticide Use on Forestlands; Keep Plastics and Disposables Out of Port Townsend High School's Cafeteria; Legislative Town Hall; Protect the Peninsula's Forests; Make Energy, Save Money; Don't Throw it Out, Repair It; Not so Fun Facts
February Hear About Environmental Issues in Olympia and How You Can Make Your Voice Heard; Sign Up For Legislative Updates!; Don't Keep the Home Fires Burning!; Public Lands Underfunded; Goodbye Pebble Mine; Northwest Forest Plan Review
January Legislative Session Opens--Here's Our Priorities; Help, the Planet is Drowning in Plastics and Trash; Help Save Miller Peninsula State Park from Development; Conversation with the Olympic Coast Sanctuary Superintendent; Join the North Olympic Salmon Coalition January 28-29 and February 18-19 to Plant Native Vegetation on the Dungeness River; Join the North Olympic Salmon Coalition January 28-29 and February 18-19 to Plant Native Vegetation on the Dungeness River; Cooke Aquaculture and Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe Sue DNR to Continue Net Pens; Wild Olympics Fails to Cross the Finish Line; Port Townsend Paper Corporation Fined $56,250 for Air Pollution
December 2022 was a very good year for Olympic Peninsula and Washington environmental activists. Here's a recap - February 17: Dr. Anne Shaffer of the Coastal Watershed Institute reports to North Olympic members on coastal ecosystem improvements attributed to the removal of the Elwha dams. April 1: Thurston County judge says the Navy Seals can no longer conduct training exercises in state parks using simulated weapons among unsuspecting visitors. April 1: A new agreement requiring Port Townsend's paper mill to pay for using 11 million gallons/day from the Quilcene watershed, previously free. April 6: Jefferson County commissioners begin to look at using county DNR lands for carbon sequestration, questioning the environmental impact of DNR's clearcuts. July 21: Washington Supreme Court finds DNR has discretion to consider environmental issues when deciding whether to cut trust land trees. November 8: Environmental champions elected locally and statewide. November 18: Washington bans commercial net-pen fish farming in state waters. December 25: Congress passes Wild Olympics legislation protecting Olympic wilderness and designating the peninsula's rivers as Wild and Scenic. This can finally happen if you write Senators Murray and Cantwell and Congressman Kilmer.
November Hear About Washington Conservation Issues Thursday, November 17, 7 PM on Zoom; North Olympic Group Needs You on our Executive Committee; Help Save Elwha's Legacy Forests; Breach the Lower Snake River Dams; Ask Gov. Inslee to Appoint Fish and Wildlife Commissioners Who Will Represent the Values and Interests of All Washingtonians; Support WEAN for Much-Deserved Award
October Join Our Monthly Meeting to Hear From Sequim and Jefferson County Elected Officials; Miller Peninsula State Park is a Paradise of Quiet - Let's Keep it That Way; Join the Quimper Wildlife Corridor Challenge; Become a Monthly Donor to the Washington State Chapter of the Sierra Club; Don't Fall for the Plastics Recycling Scam; Local Environmentalist, Lorna Smith, in the News
September Join Our Monthly Meeting to Hear From U.S. Climate Alliance Executive Director Casey Katims; Forest Products Industry Opposes Jefferson County Commissioners' Efforts to Protect Old Growth Legacy Forests; Panel discussion by Center for Sustainable Economy, Center for Responsible Forestry, and the Emergency Conservation Committee PNW at the Port Townsend Community Center; Recycled Municipal Webinar on Sewage Effluent Coming to Your Tap?; Food Waste in Home Garbage=Major Source of Methane=A Hotter Planet Still! Learn How to Compost Instead; What Are Our Volunteers Working On
July Meet the Olympic Peninsula's Environmental Champions; Parks Are for People Victory; Are State Forests for Logging or Carbon Storage?
June Climate Change and Western Forests, Meet Chad Hanson; Port Townsend City Council unanimously approved an ordinance banning vehicle idling for more than three minutes; Tell Port Angeles to Remove Toxic Sewage Waste from Fertilizer and Compost; Protect Miller Peninsula State Park in its Natural State; Our Disappearing Olympic Glaciers; Jefferson County Forests: Balancing Interests and Climate in Managing Our Public Natural Resources
May Meet Shawn Bills, Senator Patty Murray's State Director; Good News for Old Growth Forests - Maybe; Plastic Recycling: We've Been Sold a Bill of Goods; Port Townsend High School's Students for Sustainability Report; Climate on Tap
April Monthly Event: Protecting Old Growth Forests; Major Victory! Parks Are For People - Not Military Training; Port Angeles Earth Day; Modernizing Transit on the Peninsula; Is an E-Bike in Your Future?; Climate on Tap
March Meet and Greet Michelle Nitardy, Washington Sierra Club Chapter's New Chair; Legislative Victory! Getting Kids Outdoors to Save the Environment!; Legislative Victory! Keeping Organic Waste from Landfills; It's Time to Reduce the Maintenance and Operations Backlog in Our Parks!
February Nearshore Cycles: Linking dam removals, ecosystem scale shoreline restoration, forage fish and kelp forests, and coastal beaver; Get Kids Outdoors to Save the Environment!; Save Washington's Cougars; State Parks Commissioners Meet in Port Townsend; Support Recreation on Fish and Wildlife Lands; Sierra Club Grows Trees!
January Does DNR Have a Responsibility to Protect Future Generations from Climate Disruption?; The Stink of Convenience: On-Line Delivery; Making Timely Air Quality Complaints is Important; Get Involved: State Park Commissioners to Meet in Port Townsend; Navy Cherry Picks Data to Minimize Growler Noise; Lawsuit Filed to Stop Excessive Expansion of Industrial Shellfish Operations; DNR's Termination of Cooke Aquaculture's Port Angeles Lease is Upheld, But Stay Tuned for Further Developments; Lawsuit Filed to Require Individual Permits for Puget Sound Shellfish Operations
November Protect the Peninsula's Future Annual Meeting--You're Invited!; North Olympic Election Endorsement Results--Five for Five!; Puget Sound Partnership reports, North Olympic Group received a grant in 2021; Lawsuit seeks to remove a barrier to balanced and ecological forest management; Call for Breaching Snake River Dams; Port Angeles public workshop on its climate resiliency plan; Port Angeles public hearing on draft changes to its zoning code to increase residential building capacity; Who uses 4 billion gallons of increasingly scarce water a year?; PT staff recommendation, PT City Council meetings
October Become a Better Recycler - Come to Our October Meeting to Find Out How From These Experts!, Vote!, Local Supporters Cheer House Passage of Wild Olympics Bill as part of NDAA, Connie Gallant Receives Prestigious Eleanor Stopps Award, Who Uses Four Billion Gallons of Water a Year?, Washington Commissioners Need to Represent All the People
September Sierra Club Election Endorsements, Port Commissioner Colleen McAleer to Speak at Our September Meeting, Vicki Lowe for Sequim City Council, Lowell Rathbun for Sequim City Council, LaTrisha Suggs for Port Angeles City Council, Lindsey Schromen-Warin for Port Angeles City Council, What's in Store for Sequim Bay and Miller Peninsula State Parks?, Olympic National Park to be Included in The Old Growth Forest Network
August CO2 Levels in the Atmosphere, Ecology Declares Drought Emergency, Protection Island Burns, August Meeting: Sno-Isle Group Presents Electric Vehicles - Will They Meet Your Needs?, Help Complete the Olympic Discovery Trail!, Port Townsend Students for Sustainability--What I Did On My Summer Vacation, Reprieve for Spotted Owl, North Olympic Book Group Sky Time In Gray's River by Robert Michael Pyle
July Historic Heat Wave, Hundreds Die; July Membership Meeting: Stop the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion; Sierra Club Expresses Concerns About the Future of Port Townsend's Water; Recycling in Jefferson County; Part Two: The Problem with Plastics; Tips for Living with Less Plastic; Preserve Miller Peninsula's Unique Ecosystem; Reminder: Still Time to Comment on Ecology’s Approach on Managing Sewage Sludge; North Olympic Book Group, Buzz:The Nature and Necessity of Bees; House Passes Bill to Support Puget Sound Recovery
June Recycling in Jefferson County: Part One; The Uncertain Future of Port Townsend’s Water Supply; Pleasant Harbor Resort Update; North Olympic Members Updated on Military Training in Our Parks; Controlling Sewage Waste Impacts: Washington State Ecology’s Approach versus Science; North Olympic Book Group; Christopher Stone, Who Proposed Legal Rights for Trees, Dies at 83
May Membership Meeting: Military Training in State Parks, Washington Takes Bold Steps to Reduce Carbon Emissions, Governor Inslee Signs Legislation to Ban Destructive Seabed Mining, Students Taking Environmental Action, Who Benefits from State Forest Lands, Port Angeles Harbor Cleanup, What's in a Name: Olympic Park Advocates, Clallam Updates its Shoreline Master Program, Jefferson County Shoreline Master Program Review
March Finally, This May be the Year for Wild Olympics, Commissioners Approve Military Training in State Parks Despite Widespread Opposition, New Reviews in Store for Industrial Shellfish Operations, The Uncertain Future of Port Townsend’s Water Supply, Local Students Are the Next Environmental Leaders, Growler Noise is Bad for Humans and Orcas, Environmental Book Group Forming, Time to Think About Planting a Garden, Looking for a Few Good Volunteers
January - March Executive Committee Election, Rayonier Cleanup, Saving Ennis Creek, Indigenous Salmon Fishing, Readers Corner, Uncertain Future for Port Townsend Water Supply, Dabob Bay Forests Threatened by Logging, Washington Climate Assembly, Victoria BC No Longer Releases Raw Sewage to the Strait, Sierra Club Statement on Nomination of Tom Vilsack, Climate-Induced Massive Human Migration, Oppose the Navy’s War Exercisesin Our Parks, Oil-Train Derailment
October - December COVID-19 Concerns, Baby Orcas, Election Endorsements, Miller Peninsula State Parks, Tarboo Ridge Update, Wildfires, Smoky Cities, Port Angeles Harbor Update, Proposed Clallam County Mining Code Changes, Need NOG Webmaster, Support Environmental PACS
July - September Sierra Club's 30 x 30 Campaign, Primary Endorsements, First Nations Appeal Against Trans-Mountain Pipeline Extension, Tar Sands Oil, Proposed Geoduck Farm Threatens Hood Canal Bay, EPA Reports that Dams Raise Water Temperature in Snake River, Herbicide Application in Forest
January - February NOG ExCom Elections, Whale Litter Ball, The Brinnon Group Won, Penned Finfish Aquaculture, 2020 Legislative Agenda, WEC List of Priorities, Navy Growler Update, Tarboo Ridge Coalition Update, Rayonier Clean-up
March - June Wild Olympics Milestone, Energy Efficiency Tour, Penned Finfish Aquaculture, Monarchs in Peril, Military Exercises and Growlers, Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion, Wood Products vs. Natural Forests, New Shooting Range Ordinances Passed, Let's Get Port Angeles Harbor Cleaned Up
November - December Global Climate Strike, Washington Chapter Workshops, Climate Cases, Tarboo Ridge Coalition Update, Jimmycomelately Creek Makes a Comeback, Save the Tongass National Forest, 5G Concerns, Rayonier Mill Clean-up, Amended State Environmental Policy, Growler Update
September - October Olympic Mountain Goat Relocation, Global Climate Strike, Green New Deal, NOG Executive Committee Needs Help, American Recycling Becomes Waste in Asia, North Olympic Group Sponsors Youth Internships, Movement on the Port Angeles Rayonier Pulp Mill Cleanup, Tarboo Ridge Coalition Update, Sierra Club & Friends Meet with Kilmer, Vote NO on I-976: Keep Washington Moving, Jefferson County Residents Protest Aerial Spraying of Herbicide, Mineral Resource Lands in Clallam County, Upcoming Events
July - August Clallam County Public Solar, Remembering Dr. Eloise Kailin, Dealing With Drought, One Million Species in Danger of Extinction, The Sixth Extinction Book Review, Geoduck Aquaculture Planned, Ozone Update, Environmental Awareness Gaming, Tarboo Ridge Coalition Update, Brinnon Update, Taylor Energy Oil Spill Update, Outing to Miller Peninsula State Park, Self-guided Outing to Railroad Bridge Park, Upcoming Events
May - June Bagged Composts, We missed the message, Brinnon Update, 100% Clean Energy, Tarboo Ridge Update, Clover in your lawn, Pipeline Update, Shellfish Farming, Navy Growlers Draft EIS, Wild Fish Conservancy Lawsuit, What's Happening on the Peninsula
March - April Green New Deal, Off-Channel Reservoir, What Lies Upstream Documentary, Forest Innovation Act & Timber Use, Public Lands Bill, Keystone XL Pipeline Update, Taylor Energy Gulf Oil Leak Update, Cedar Hill Shooting Range, Brinnon Group News, New Executive Committee Elected, Toxic Pearl Book, Industrial Shellfish Aquaculture, Global Earth Repair Conference
January - February No newsletter.
November - December Excom Elections, Nippon Biomass Update, What Lies Upstream Documentary, Rainscaping, SC Recognizes Work of Science Activists on Sewage Wastes, Keystone Pipeline Battle Continues, Gulf Oil Leak, Aquaculture Forum Highlights, Upgrading Wastewater Systems, Readers Corner - The World in a Grain
September - October Coming Soon Events, NOG Excom Elections, Vote for I-1631, Forests and Water, Dark Skies on the Olympic Peninsula, Brinnon Group Update, Navy Growlers Update, Wild Fish Conservancy Lawsuit, Good News Page, Book Review: Hidden Life of Trees
July - August Upcoming Events, Control of Science Panel Discussion, Dark Sky, The Plastics Page, Brinnon/LWCF, Comments on NEPA Changes/CLT, Fossil Fuels Updates, First Responders, Streamkeepers, Scott Pruitt's EPA, Legislative Scorecard
May - June Battle Against Light Pollution, Farmers Markets, Outings, "Celebration of Science & Technology" Recap, KM Pipeline Update, Brinnon Pleasant Harbor Update, Save our Coast Hike, Review of State Legislative Activities, National Legislative Updates, Yes on I-1631, Two Wolves - A Cherokee Story, Reader's Corner - The Oyster War, Our Eroding National Parks, Navy Facts
March - April Upcoming Events, Sewage Sludge, Aquaculture News, What's Happening in Jefferson County, Carbon Sequestration, Cross-Laminated Tmber, Navy Special Ops Training, Fossil Fuels, Net Metering
January - February Salmon Net Pen Updates, Marbled Murrelet Updates, What Were We Up To In 2017, CWI Events, Pleasant Harbor Update, Plastic Bags Ordinance, PT Women's March, Vancouver Oil Terminal Hearing, EPA Report Card, Grand Canyon Mining, NOG Events, Winter Reading, People's Hearing
November - December Atlantic Salmon People's Public Hearing November 8, USFS is Being Sued, Port Commissioners Election Endorsements, Sierra Club's 125th Anniversary Recap, Proposed Reservoir in Sequim, Brinnon Development Update, Forest Briefs, Clallam County Shoreline Master Plan, National Park Fees, Fossil Fuels Updates, Climate Change
September - October Derek Kilmer Visits the North Olympic Peninsula, H.R. 3144 (Columbia River Power System), Walk to Protect the Salish Sea, Pull Together Fund Raisers, NOG Sponsors Kids Outdoors, Whose Waters are These? (Cooke Aquaculture Atlantic Salmon Net Pens), Best Places to be Seen on the Peninsula, Fossil Fuels Updates, Pleasant Harbor Update, Fires Bring Smoke Hazard, Sewage Sludge Update
July - August Walk 4 The Salish Sea, Standing Rock, Paris Climate Agreement, Antarctic Ice Shelf Crack, Outings, DNR Rural Communities Partnership Initiative, Fossil Fuels Updates, Support HR2064, Pleasant Harbor Update, Salmon Farming Relocation, Ocean Seismic Tests, Juliana V. United States, Book Signing, KUOW Report Card
May - June PA Harbor Cleanup Update, Nippon Particulates Report, Celebration of Science, People’s Climate March, Rep. Kilmer & Navy Issues, Introduction to Permaculture, David Brower Book Signing, Endangered Species Act Under Attack, Fossil Fuel Updates
March - April Meet NOG Executive Committee, Renewable Energy Certificates, Summary of Key Executive Orders & Memos, Trump Charges Ahead to Slash Federal Environmental Rules, New Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz, Standing Rock & Keystone, Gathering for Hope, Brinnon Group Update, Fossil Fuels & Oil Transport, Upcoming Events
January - February County Roadside Spraying, Peninsula Area Public Access, Navy Issues for January, Important DNR Hearings, Standing Rock, Youth Lawsuit, TLAC Update, Brinnon Group Update, Save Our Orcas, Election Results, Resistance
November - December NOG Excom Election, Climate Change News, Clallam Roadside Spraying, Navy Updates, Forest Briefs - Logging Issues, Forest Briefs - TLAC Update, Fossil Fuels, Conservation Award, Hamma Hamma River Hike, Clallam County Roadside Spraying, Readers Corner, PT Marine Science Center Lectures
September - October Election Endorsements, Thank You Monica, NOG Executive Commitee Nominations, Hike Notice, Forest Briefs – Logging Issues, Sonic Sea Film Showing, Young Scholars, Safe Transport, Climate Change Thoughts, Marine Workshop, Navy Pier Action Item, Closet Conservationist, Pleasant Harbor Report, Thank You Whatcom County (Fossil Fuel Exports), At Last! (U.S. & China Acceptance of Paris Agreement
July - August Political Endorsements, Forest Briefs - TLAC Update, Proposed Sewage Sludge Uses, Fossil Fuel Updates, Brinnon Update, Navy Updates, Herbicide Use in Clallam County, Paint the Peninsula, Outing - August Hike, Special Excom meeting, Peninsula Area Public Access (PAPA), Initiative Failures
May - June What's Happening at the Port of Port Townsend, Clallam County Climate Change Plan, Clallam County Resolution 27, Wild Olympics for our Future, Clallam County Trust Lands Advisory Committee Update, North Fork Calawah Vegetation Management Project, Fossil Fuel Projects, Rayonier-Port Angeles Harbor Cleanup, Marbled Murrelet Update, Little River Quarry Update
March - April News from the State Legislature; TPP; Youth Internships -SC Supports Getting Kids Outdoors; The Hidden Half of Nature book presentation; Flood of Oil; Big Oil Assault; Little River Rock Quarry Update; Navy Updates; Outings Plans; SC Policy on Fluoride in Drinking Water
January - February Monsanto being sued; Pleasant Harbor Master Planned Resort Notice; Olympic Peninsula Collaborative; Clallam County Trust Lands Advisory Committee; Why Solar?; Washington State - Proposed Flood of Oil; Navy Electronic Range - Critical Action Item; Navy Pier & Support Facilities in Port Angeles Harbor; Biochar and Global Warming; Our Children's Trust
November - December Climate Change Report; NOG Election; New Website; Climate Action from Paris; Outings Season Concludes; Salmon Movie Showing; Crab Fest Summary; NOP Forests Targeted for Biomass; NWTT EIS; Water Protection; Where Is Away -- What can be recycled?
September - October NOG Executive Committee Elections; Crabfest Volunteers Needed; Clallam and Jefferson County Election Endorsements; Aquaculture Update; Help Prevent Navy Warfare Range; Outings; Stewards of the Land and Water; Reclaimed Sewage; Voter Forums; How You Can Help the Marbled Murrelet; Coal Terminals and Oil Pipelines; Monarch Butterfly Decline; Pleasant Harbor Update
July - August Wild Olympics Act; Sierra Club Sues Shell; Marbled Murrelet Presentation; Murrelet Timber Trespass; Primary Elections; Outings; Navy Good News; Game-changer on Climate Action; Fisheries Science; A Child Shall Lead You; WAMEND
May - June Clallam County Spraying; NOG at Farmers Markets; Carbon Tax Initiative; Outings; Save the Planet - One Forkful at a Time; Truth About the Navy Electronic Warfare Training; sHellNO!; Salish Sea Oil Spills; Protect Wild Steelheads; Mothers of Nature - Extraordinary Women Conservationists of Washington
March - April Biochar Olypen; Threat to Dungeness Wildlife Refuge & Watershed; Legislative Threats to Public Lands; Update - Little River Rock Quarry; Navy Plans; NOG & Shoreline Master Program;
Pleasant Harbor Development Update; Pit To Pier Project Update; NOG Outings; Meetings & Events
January - February NOG ExCom Election & Candidates' Descriptions; Planning for Climate Change on the North Olympic Peninsula; Outings Report; Aquaculture Presentation and Panel Discussion;
U.S. Navy Plans; Living on the Edge, Science Cafe; Sludge Diet Documentary; Audubon Birds and Climate Change Report; Travel Photography Series and Workshops
November- December Executive Committee Election; Peoples Climate Event; Wilderness Act; NOG Potluck; Biomass Logging; Limit Industrial Aquaculture Expansion; What is the Navy Planning?; Pit to Pier Update; Clallam PUD Opposes Carbon Tax; Outings; Saving the Salish Sea
September - October Letter from NOG Chair; Kickoff fundraiser for Sissi Bruch; People’s Climate March events in Port Angeles & Sequim; People’s Climate March event in Port Townsend; Little River Rock Quarry Update; General Election; Sludge Presentation in Port Angeles; NOG Members Potluck in Sequim; Clallam County Farm Tour; Port Angeles Crab Fest; Sludge Presentation in Sequim
July - August Climate Change Happenings; Primary Election Endorsements; Outings; Pit-To-Pier; Tar Sands& Oil Tankers; Air Quality Meeting & Air Monitoring Update; Keystone Pipeline; Forest Briefs
May - June Climate Change Update; 50th Anniversary Wilderness Act; Chance to Contribute to Forest Health; Outings; Forest Briefs; Treating Your Soils Well; WAMEND; GMO Labeling; Shoreline Master Programs; Little River Rock Quarry; Black Point Development at Pleasant Harbor; Streamkeepers Annual Training
March - April Climate Change Update; Black Point/Pleasant Harbor Development; Oregon Marbled Murrelets; WAMEND; PT Students for Sustainability; Forest Briefs; Outings; Air Monitoring Update; PA Harbor Cleanup; Bullit Center Visit; Biochar Presentation; Pacific Northwest Coal Project "Momenta" film; No-Discharge Zone; Navy Training Range Expansion
January - February Note from NOG Chair; NOG 2013 Report; Rare Bird Indeed; Outings; Biosolids, What's Happening to Food and Forests; NOG Showcases Olympic Wilderness; Little River Rock Quarry; NOG Endorsement Success; PA Harbor Cleanups; NOG Comments on Navy Plan; Value of our Ecosystems; Puget Sound Hatchery Reform recommendations; Scotch Broom Control