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junk2funk 2019

FEATURED UPCOMING EVENTS

JUNK2FUNK 11TH ANNUAL TRASHION SHOW

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Artists will demonstrate their creative abilities on the runway by turning junk and recycled materials into fabulously fun designer outfits.

October 12th, 2019

5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Eagles Downtown Coeur d'Alene

KEA ALLIANCE SPEAKER SERIES

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November 7th: We the People of CDA, Terry Godbout

December 5th: Panhandle Health District, Valerie Wade

KEA WATERKEEPER ENVIRONMENTAL BOAT TOURS

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These are 2.5-hour pontoon boat tours on beautiful Lake Coeur d Alene. Book early they fill up fast

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

We do not have any scheduled Boat Tours in October, but if you can get 4 or more people interested we will see about scheduling one for you. 

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Become a supporter of KE Alliance by making a one-time donation or choose a recurring monthly donation. We do not exist without your support! Thank YOU!

Kona Cruiser Bike Raffle

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Get your raffle tickets for this Kona Cruiser! $1 Each or 6 for $5.

Fernan Restoration Clean Up August 2019

KEA EVENT CALENDAR

JOIN US

Oct
16
Wed
7:00 pm KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The KEA Climate Action Committee meets the Third Wednesday of the month here at the KEA office.
Oct
20
Sun
9:00 am The Gathering Garden Community W... @ The Gathering Garden
The Gathering Garden Community W... @ The Gathering Garden
Oct 20 @ 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. 
Nov
7
Thu
5:30 pm KE Alliance Speaker Series @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KE Alliance Speaker Series @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Nov 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
KE Alliance Speaker Series @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States
Come hear from interesting people while enjoying some snacks and beverages! First Thursday of the month from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Networking with beverages and snacks from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM and talk from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM November: We the People of CDA, Terry Godbout December: Panhandle Health District, Valerie Wade[...]
Nov
14
Thu
5:00 pm KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The KEA Wildlife Committee meets the second Thursday of every month.
Nov
20
Wed
7:00 pm KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The KEA Climate Action Committee meets the Third Wednesday of the month here at the KEA office.
Dec
5
Thu
5:30 pm KE Alliance Speaker Series @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KE Alliance Speaker Series @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
KE Alliance Speaker Series @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States
Come hear from interesting people while enjoying some snacks and beverages! First Thursday of the month from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Networking with beverages and snacks from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM and talk from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM November: We the People of CDA, Terry Godbout December: Panhandle Health District, Valerie Wade[...]
Dec
12
Thu
5:00 pm KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The KEA Wildlife Committee meets the second Thursday of every month.
Dec
18
Wed
7:00 pm KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The KEA Climate Action Committee meets the Third Wednesday of the month here at the KEA office.
Jan
2
Thu
5:30 pm KE Alliance Speaker Series @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KE Alliance Speaker Series @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Jan 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
KE Alliance Speaker Series @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States
Come hear from interesting people while enjoying some snacks and beverages! First Thursday of the month from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Networking with beverages and snacks from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM and talk from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM November: We the People of CDA, Terry Godbout December: Panhandle Health District, Valerie Wade[...]
Jan
9
Thu
5:00 pm KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Jan 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The KEA Wildlife Committee meets the second Thursday of every month.
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Local, Regional, and National Environmental News

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 [embeddoc url=”https://kealliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/100159827.pdf” download=”all”]

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

In Oregon’s fertile Willamette River Basin, where two-thirds of the state’s population lives, managing water scarcity would be more effective if conservation measures were introduced in advance and upstream from the locations where droughts are likely to cause shortages, according to a new study. Read the rest of the story here: https://www.enn.com/articles/58795-new-analysis-reveals-challenges-for-drought-management-in-oregon-s-willamette-river-basin

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 Amy Anderson | 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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