GATHERING GARDEN FREE WORKSHOP CREATE EFFICIENT COMPOSTING SYSTEM - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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July 21, 2019

from 11AM to 12:30PM

Gathering Garden, NIC Campus, 930 Hubbard St., CdA

GATHERING GARDEN FREE WORKSHOP SEED SAVING - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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September 8th

from 12 to 1:30

at the Gathering Garden, NIC Campus

930 Hubbard St. CdA

KEA ENVIRONMENTAL BOAT TOURS

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These are 2.5 hour pontoon boat tours on beautiful Lake Coeur d Alene throughout the summer and into the fall and fill up fast! 

10:30am to 12:30PM

Remaining Dates 2019

July 25th

July 27th

August 8th

August 15th

August 24th

Upcoming Events

Jul
21
Sun
9:00 am The Gathering Garden Community W... @ The Gathering Garden
The Gathering Garden Community W... @ The Gathering Garden
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Gathering Garden serves as an outdoor classroom to gather, learn, share, and celebrate the benefits of sustainable living. Join us for Community Work Days at the Garden! Attend a scheduled work party where we garden together for a few hours and then share the available harvest. 
11:00 am Free Gathering Garden Event- How... @ Gathering Garden
Free Gathering Garden Event- How... @ Gathering Garden
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
How to Create An Efficient Composting System July 21, 2019 from 11AM to 12:30PM at the Gathering Garden, NIC Campus, 930 Hubbard St., CdA Greg Torline, Homesteader and creative builder will demonstrate how easy it is to build your own backyard composting station. The Gathering Garden will also provide handouts with instructions on how to[...]
Jul
25
Thu
10:30 am KEA Environmental Educational Bo...
KEA Environmental Educational Bo...
Jul 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
KEA Environmental Educational Boat Tour
These are 2.5 hour pontoon boat tours on beautiful Lake Coeur d Alene throughout the summer and into the fall and fill up fast! These pontoon boat tours along the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene inform the public about clean water issues and about the dangers facing the lake, a key economic driver for Kootenai County.  Scheduling[...]
Jul
27
Sat
10:30 am KEA Environmental Educational Bo...
KEA Environmental Educational Bo...
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
KEA Environmental Educational Boat Tour
These are 2.5 hour pontoon boat tours on beautiful Lake Coeur d Alene throughout the summer and into the fall and fill up fast! These pontoon boat tours along the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene inform the public about clean water issues and about the dangers facing the lake, a key economic driver for Kootenai County.  Scheduling[...]
Aug
4
Sun
9:00 am The Gathering Garden Community W... @ The Gathering Garden
The Gathering Garden Community W... @ The Gathering Garden
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Gathering Garden serves as an outdoor classroom to gather, learn, share, and celebrate the benefits of sustainable living. Join us for Community Work Days at the Garden! Attend a scheduled work party where we garden together for a few hours and then share the available harvest. 
Aug
8
Thu
10:30 am KEA Environmental Educational Bo...
KEA Environmental Educational Bo...
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
KEA Environmental Educational Boat Tour
These are 2.5 hour pontoon boat tours on beautiful Lake Coeur d Alene throughout the summer and into the fall and fill up fast! These pontoon boat tours along the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene inform the public about clean water issues and about the dangers facing the lake, a key economic driver for Kootenai County.  Scheduling[...]
Aug
15
Thu
10:30 am KEA Environmental Educational Bo...
KEA Environmental Educational Bo...
Aug 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
KEA Environmental Educational Boat Tour
These are 2.5 hour pontoon boat tours on beautiful Lake Coeur d Alene throughout the summer and into the fall and fill up fast! These pontoon boat tours along the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene inform the public about clean water issues and about the dangers facing the lake, a key economic driver for Kootenai County.  Scheduling[...]
Aug
17
Sat
9:00 am Upkeep of Fernan Lake Restoratio... @ Fernan Lake
Upkeep of Fernan Lake Restoratio... @ Fernan Lake
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Call out to volunteers! KEA will be conducting upkeep activities on the Fernan Lake shoreline restoration demonstration project on Saturday, August 17th from 9am to noonish. We will be working on removing the straw wattling that was placed near the shoreline of the restoration project and placing the wattling straw at the base of the[...]
Aug
24
Sat
10:30 am KEA Environmental Educational Bo...
KEA Environmental Educational Bo...
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
KEA Environmental Educational Boat Tour
These are 2.5 hour pontoon boat tours on beautiful Lake Coeur d Alene throughout the summer and into the fall and fill up fast! These pontoon boat tours along the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene inform the public about clean water issues and about the dangers facing the lake, a key economic driver for Kootenai County.  Scheduling[...]
Aug
25
Sun
9:00 am The Gathering Garden Community W... @ The Gathering Garden
The Gathering Garden Community W... @ The Gathering Garden
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Gathering Garden serves as an outdoor classroom to gather, learn, share, and celebrate the benefits of sustainable living. Join us for Community Work Days at the Garden! Attend a scheduled work party where we garden together for a few hours and then share the available harvest. 
Lake Fernan Shoreline Restoration
Lake Fernan Shoreline Restoration

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Updates on the Coeur d’Alene River Basin Cleanup

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | July 17, 2019

Here are the latest updates on the Coeur d’Alene River Basin Cleanup. If you can’t see the document for some reason click this link to see the PDF https://semspub.epa.gov/work/10/100159827.pdf

Drought and Water Pollution Means Taps Run Dry for Half of Zimbabwe’s Capital City

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | July 17, 2019

More than 2 million people in and around Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, are currently without access to municipal drinking water, the result of a years-long drought and high water pollution levels, Climate Change News reported. With their taps running dry, residents are instead relying on merchants, open wells, streams, and boreholes for water. Read more […]

New Analysis for Drought Management in the Willamette River Basin

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | July 17, 2019

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Government Should Invite, Not Repress Climate Change Activism

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | July 17, 2019

Last weekend, France recorded an all-time heat record of 45.9 degrees Celsius. With rising temperatures globally, heatwaves are becoming more intense and frequent and their impacts can be devastating. But when a group called Extinction Rebellion organized a protest on a Paris bridge on June 28 demanding France act more swiftly to reduce carbon emissions, they faced a […]

People with Disabilities Should Be Included in Climate Action

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | July 17, 2019

The United Nations Human Rights Council made history on Friday when it adopted a resolution on climate change and the rights of people with disabilities. The resolution calls on governments to adopt a disability-inclusive approach when taking action to address climate change. Read the rest of the article here: https://www.hrw.org/news/2019/07/15/un-climate-resolution-emphasizes-protection-disability-rights

Democratic National Committee’s Decision Not to Have a Debate on the Climate Crisis

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | July 17, 2019

In our extended interview with independent climate journalist Dahr Jamail, he talks about the Democratic National Committee’s decision not to have a debate on the climate crisis, and to bar anyone who participates in an unsanctioned debate from participating in future official Democratic primary debates. Jamail is a staff reporter at Truthout and author of […]

Updates From the Gizmo CdA Makers Faire on Saturday 2019

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | July 15, 2019

Kootenai Environmental Alliance was in attendance at the first ever Makers Faire put on by Gizmo-Cda this past Saturday. Staff rotated shifts throughout the day with my shift being the last shift of the day. It was an event full of makers, doers, educators, and inventors. Anyone in attendance would have been able to find […]

Legacy of Mining Has Left A Dangerous Cocktail in Coeur d’Alene Lake

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | July 3, 2019

Article Everyone Should Read A recent article published in the High Country News talks about the after affects mining has left in our area and specifically Coeur d’Alene Lake. (Read the entire article here: A dangerous cocktail threatens the gem of North Idaho” ) “As attractive as it appears, the landscape around Coeur d’Alene Lake […]

Help protect Wolf Lodge Bay and Mineral Ridge!

By Amy Anderson | May 13, 2019

A proposed commercial rezoning at Lake Coeur d’Alene’s Wolf Lodge Bay and Mineral Ridge would allow an industrial operation along the lakeshore, potentially threatening the Bald eagle kokanee salmon feeding site and critical wetlands, and disturbing sediments that may contain heavy metals. To find out more, please attend the public hearing on Thursday May 16, […]

YOUTH WATER SUMMIT VOLUNTEER JUDGES NEEDED!

By Dennis Brueggemann | April 25, 2019

Volunteer Judges Needed! What is the Youth Water Summit? A scientific conference for high school students who are learning about our watershed through The Confluence Project using field experiences and hands-on research. We are expecting about 500 students from regional high schools to attend and present water related research projects where students identify a local […]

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