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Oct 08

Top Tips for Sustainable Shopping on a Budget

Posted to Conservation Corner by Allan Warren

Day 59 - Sustainable Shopping
This article is a guest post from Nancy Cullen, or Granola Gran. Get more great sustainability tips at GranolaGran.comPhoto via Pexels

Is it possible to go green on a budget? This question concerns many bargain shoppers who want to do their part for the environment without breaking the bank. Becoming a more conscious consumer means shopping ethical and sustainable products, but the cheapest options are rarely those that are fair trade or eco-friendly. The best ways to find green products at an affordable price are to

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Sep 04

Updates from our Environmental Education Team

Posted to Environmental Education by Allan Warren

EE Photo4th grade students visited Morse Wildlife Preserve with our Environmental Education team earlier this summer to learn about prairies and wetlands and help our partners at Forterra with restoration at this critical site.


Learning doesn’t end with the school year, so our EE program has been hard at work this summer. In addition to hosting two summer day camps in the Salishan neighborhood, we visited partner camps throughout the summer months. We made stops at the

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Sep 04

Shorelines Program Manager to Lead New Shore Friendly Pierce Program

Posted to Habitat Improvement by Allan Warren

Mary Krauszer_Bio Photo 2_Fall 2019It is with much excitement that we welcome Mary Krauszer as the new program manager for Shore Friendly Pierce! With an academic background in marine biology and professional experience developing the first-ever ranger program for Metro Parks Tacoma, Mary brings a unique skill set to the District’s effort to improve nearshore ecosystems in Pierce County. Here’s a little more about Mary, in her own words:

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