Volunteers Needed to Evaluate Grants For RCO

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) is looking for volunteers to evaluate grant applications and help decide where the next parks, trails and boat launches will go in the state, as well as help prioritize farmlands to conserve. Volunteers will serve on advisory committees that will rank grant proposals in the spring and summer for farmland preservation and all types of recreation around the state.

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Career & Internship Fair At Saint Martin’s

LACEY, Wash. — Students and job-seekers will have an opportunity to connect with a wide range of employers Tuesday, April 8 at the 2014 Career and Internship Fair. The fair, co-sponsored by Saint Martin’s University and The Evergreen State College, will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marcus Pavilion on the Saint Martin’s University campus, 5300 Pacific Ave. SE. The fair welcomes students, alumni and the public. Admission is free.

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Olympia Youth Chorus Presents...World Tour 2014

On Saturday, March 22, the Olympia Youth Chorus (OYC) will be back on the Washington Center main stage beginning at 7:00pm for their 19th season. Over 120 singers (ages 5-18) in five choirs will present WORLD TOUR 2014 performing joyful music of cultures from around the globe including, Africa, Australia, Germany, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Korea, South America, and the good old USA. Additionally, Samba OlyWa will be there as guest performers for the evening. This exciting percussion and dance ensemble has been wowing audiences with their energetic music and explosive dance styles for many years. Please join us for a delightful evening of song and dance featuring these local talents. Ticket prices range from $8-$20 and can be purchased online at www.OlyTix.org or by calling (360) 753-8586

Kitsap Watershed Health Seminar 2014

Using Mussels as an Indicator of Toxins in Puget Sound; Monday, March 31st, 2014; Kitsap County Public Works Annex Building. These seminars are an opportunity to learn about research findings on watershed health issues from some of our regional partners and for Kitsap natural resource/environmental agency staff and interested public to share and learn about local monitoring efforts.

This year we will be featuring two seminars from Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife scientists, Jim West and Jennifer Lanksbury, who will be presenting on toxic contamination in Puget Sound’s food web and results from the Mussel Watch Pilot Expansion Program.  This seminar is open to anyone interested in watershed health including local agencies, NGOs, Tribes, educators, stream groups/WSU volunteers, and citizens.

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