Tag Archives: economic development

Floating Classroom: Duwamish River Tour

Last month, I joined a like-minded group for a Port of Seattle community-education tour, this one down the five-mile-long Duwamish River. Still a work in progress, this Superfund site now supports a healthy salmon run, a multitude of bird life, seals and even sea lions. The tour showcased a real National Geographic turnaround – but

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Seeing Economic Development…. through the Clean Tech Lens!

It seems that April was my Clean Tech learning month. Last week I rounded out the trend by attending an area breakfast and program on the subject hosted by The Economic Development Council of Snohomish County. The program included several keynotes, with three panelists who focused on clean tech in the state, in Tri-Cities and

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Northern Exposure….Experiencing the GLOBE 2010 Marketplace

Thanks to an invitation from hosts Stephen Gerritson (Business Development Manager, Clean Tech, enterpriseSeattle) and Jane Shaw (Trade Commissioner, Cleantech, Environment and Energy, Consulate General of Canada), I rode the bus from Seattle to GLOBE 2010 in Vancouver, BC, and experienced the Trade Fair for the first time. Not sure if I had more fun

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