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Environment

Letter to the editor: Protecting waterfront environment at the Ebb Tide

Editor: On April 29, 1999 the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) responded to City of Edmonds staff related to “Edmonds Bulkhead Repair” at the Ebb Tide and a proposed accessible ramp to the beach. Site maps of surf smelt and sand lance spawning habitat were included. Excerpts from the letter: “…the goal of…
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Climate Change Environment Global Warming. Renewable Energy. Sustainability

Snohomish County launches program to promote commercial building sustainability

Snohomish County has introduced a financial tool to help commercial property owners obtain low-cost financing for energy efficiency, natural disaster and resiliency upgrades that carry with the life of the property instead of the property owner. The Snohomish County Department of Conservation & Natural Resources’ Office of Energy and Sustainability launched the Commercial Property Clean Energy…
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Gardening Gardens

Planting Edmonds: Gardening tips for growing healthy orcas

Planting Edmonds is a monthly column written by members of Edmonds Floretum Garden Club. So, you want to grow orcas in your garden? Who doesn’t! I grew my first orca this year and I want to share my experience so you too can experience the joys of a beautiful orca garden. I still remember the excitement…