logo ed logoSNOLEAF BRANCH COLLABORATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERIES
Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 | 12:00 -1:00
Snohomish County PUD | 2320 California St | Everett, WA 98021

Better Communities, Better Options
A high quality of life, affordable communities, amazing landscapes, and a vibrant economy make Snohomish County a desirable place to live and do business. As the county continues to draw residents and jobs, the iconic lands that bring people here face increased pressure from growth and competing uses.

  • What options are available in the county to promote sustainable development and land use?
  • ow can we make our cities attractive?
  • Why should we care about protecting farms and forests?
  • How can the private market help?

Join a conversation about sustainable land use and community building with Forterra.
Presented By: Nicholas Bratton, Policy Project Manager

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logo ed logoSNOLEAF BRANCH COLLABORATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERIES
Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 | 12:00 -1:00
Snohomish County PUD | 2320 California St | Everett, WA 98021

LEED V.4
LEED Version 4, the newest of the LEED rating systems was officially adopted in fall of 2014 by USGBC. Elizabeth Powers, Principal and Owner, O’Brien & Company, will review everything you need to know about LEED v4 as USGBC’s next BIG step in a continued effort to move the marketplace towards a greener, more transparent future.

We are looking for lunch sponsors – if you or someone you know would like to sponsor lunch for our education series, please reply to this email or contact us at snoleaf@cascadiagbc.org

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SnoLEAF April Education Series

April 11, 2014

Join us in welcoming Susan Thoman from Cedar Grove Composting Wednesday April 23, 2014 – 12:00pm – 1:00pm SnohomishPUD on California St in Everett Light lunch will be provided!

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SNOED Presents the 2nd Place Winner of the Big Greenhouse Design Competition – Feb 19th

February 16, 2014

Join us February 19, 2014 from 12:00 – 1:00pm Snohomish County Admin Bldg. 6th floor in Everett SnoLeaf Branch Collaborative Educational Series, Lando and Associates, landscape architecture, inc presents [NPK] House, the second place winner of the Big Green Greenhouse Design Competition.  

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The Winners of the Big Greenhouse Design Competition Announced

May 15, 2013

The Big green Greenhouse Design Competition attracted submissions from around the world for a project to be located in Snohomish County, Washington.  SnoLeaf Branch Collaborative of Cascadia Green Building Council announced the top three winning designs at The International Living Future un-Conference in Seattle May 15th. 1st Place THE LOOPER -Team members: Agustina Soler, Alan [...]

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Registration Now Closed – Submital Due March 31st – Good Luck to all!

March 9, 2013

Registration Now Closed – Submital Due March 31st. Good Luck to all! SnoLEAF of Cascadia Washington Branch Collaborative of the Green Build Council, partners with Snohomish County, in the first of its kind, Green – Greenhouse Design Competition. The Grand Prize is $7,500. The winning design will be displayed during the Living Future Conference in [...]

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Big “Green” Greenhouse Design Competition Registration has been extended to February 28, 2013

February 17, 2013

Deadline to register for the Big “Green” Greenhouse Design Competition has been extended to February 28, 2013! SnoLEAF of Cascadia Washington Branch Collaborative of the Green Build Council, partners with Snohomish County, in the first of its kind, Green – Greenhouse Design Competition. The Grand Prize is $7,500. The winning design will be displayed during [...]

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Center for Sustainable Landscapes – The Future of Green is Under Construction

November 22, 2012

Sustainable architecture and landscape design are taking a giant step forward at Phipps. The new Center for Sustainable Landscapes will be one of the world’s first certified living buildings, a model of sustainability for architects, scientists, planners and anyone interested in living greener. click here to view their website. Phipps’ dynamic new center for education, [...]

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Big “green” Greenhouse Design Competition Begins!

November 16, 2012

What: A design competition calling for original greenhouse designs that meet the needs of food growers in the North Puget Sound bio region and meet the Living Building Challenge. Our design criterion establishes that the greenhouse be modular, adaptable and accessible, strictly following the criteria set by *“The Living Building Challenge. The size and types [...]

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SnoLEAF.org to Sponsor Green Drinks at Anchor Tavern

November 4, 2012

November Green Drinks is being sponsored by SnoLEAF.org at the Anchor Tavern in Everett on November 14th from 5 to 7pm. SnoLEAF draws upon the principles established by Cascadia Green Building Council, the SnoLEAF Mission further identifies opportunities in the North Puget Sound bioregion to promote sustainability, while acting as a catalyst to educate, empower, and encourage our [...]

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