Going Green

Become a Stream Steward!

July 28, 2014
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Become a Stream Steward!

Clark Public Utilities’ StreamTeam sponsors the Stream Stewards program for those interested in making a difference in the great outdoors. Six Saturdays (8:30am – 2pm) and three Tuesday evening (6 – 8:30pm) workshops provide FREE hands-on training focused on our local environment. Topics include: · Local plants and animals · Water quality and aquatic insects…

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SolWest Fair is Moving to La Grande

June 17, 2014
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SolWest Fair is Moving to La Grande

After 15 years of success, SolWest Fair will shift sponsorship from EORenew to Oregon Rural Action. This year’s fair will highlight the “energy for sustainable communities” with three days of workshops, demonstrations, and vendors that focus on renewable energy and sustainability. Learn about energy efficiency, solar and wind energy, alternatively fueled vehicles, sustainable food and…

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Solar Now! University, Make Solar Projects Happen

June 6, 2014
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Solar Now! University, Make Solar Projects Happen

Solar Now! University (SNU) is a conference for those who make and want to make solar projects happen in the Pacific Northwest. It’s where community leaders connect with industry experts; where big ideas meet hands-on information; and where renewable energy leaders illuminate where solar is now and how to help steer it. This year’s conference is hosted by…

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Mirador Awarded Silver Certification

May 9, 2014
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Mirador Awarded Silver Certification

Mirador Community Store, a kitchen and home store, was awarded the Silver Certification from the Sustainability At Work program run out of the City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability. Sustainability at Work was formed in 2007 to help local businesses achieve a more environmental workspace. An advisor was assigned to Mirador, and a…

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Crafty Wonderland Super Colossal Spring Sale

May 1, 2014
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Crafty Wonderland Super Colossal Spring Sale

Featuring over 250 artists and crafters selling handmade goods! Buy straight from the artists. What will you find at this mega wonderland? *The best handmade goods from over 250 NW artists!* *Free craft activities sponsored by Collage!* *Wedding Wonderland* *Goodie bags for the first 200 shoppers!* Here is a list of awesome people you will…

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Home & Garden Idea Fair

April 24, 2014
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Home & Garden Idea Fair

The Home & Garden Idea Fair will be held April 25, – 27, 2014 at the Clark County Event Center, located at 17402 NE Delfel Road in Ridgefield, WA, just nine miles north of the I-5 bridge at exit 9. It‘s a fun filled show, with activities for the entire family. Admission is FREE and…

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April Solar Drinks, Oregon Energy Policies and Statutes That Encourage Solar Energy

April 20, 2014
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April Solar Drinks, Oregon Energy Policies and Statutes That Encourage Solar Energy

April Solar Drinks Date: Tuesday – April 22nd, 2014 Location: 1600 Pioneer Tower 888 SW Fifth Avenue Portland Oregon 97204 Oregon energy policy and related statutes encourage development of sustainable energy resources, including solar, and give cities and counties the authority to adopt solar access ordinances.  Energy law attorney, Duncan Delano, will explain state laws…

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Clark County Stream Team Earth Day Event

April 15, 2014
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Clark County Stream Team Earth Day Event

Clark Public Utilities’ StreamTeam is hosting its annual Earth Day Celebration Celebration Saturday, April 19, at the Salmon Creek Regional Park near Klineline Pond. The 15th Annual celebration is Clark Couty’s largest Earth Day tree planting and family event! The family-friendly event will feature a free community EcoFair between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. with…

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Audi Traffic Light Recognition Could Save Billions of Gallons of Fuel

March 26, 2014
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Audi Traffic Light Recognition Could Save Billions of Gallons of Fuel

There’s a stoplight ahead. Do you slow down to approach the intersection cautiously or speed up to make sure you get through while it is green? The Audi Online traffic light information system may solve this constant city street conundrum once and for all. Recently revealed as a prototype in the Audi A6 Saloon, the…

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Audi Traffic Light Recognition Could Save Billions of Gallons of Fuel

March 26, 2014
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Audi Traffic Light Recognition Could Save Billions of Gallons of Fuel

There’s a stoplight ahead. Do you slow down to approach the intersection cautiously or speed up to make sure you get through while it is green? The Audi Online traffic light information system may solve this constant city street conundrum once and for all. Recently revealed as a prototype in the Audi A6 Saloon, the…

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