Earth Day 2016 - Look Who's Attending
Newcastle Earth Day 2016
Produced by the Weed Warriors in Partnership with the City of Newcastle and the King Conservation District


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Look Who's Attending in 2016

Event Sponsors and Producers


City of Newcastle

For family oriented people who want to escape from urban sprawl, Newcastle combines the convenience and choices of urban living with the comfort and community of a small town. The City of Newcastle hosts the Earth Day event in their premier park, Lake Boren Park, home to many wetland wildlife species, living near the 10 acre lake. The park has shelters, restrooms, pathways, tennis and volleyball courts, and abundant parking.




The King Conservation District is a natural resources assistance agency authorized by WA State and guided by the WA State Conservation Commission. Our mission is to promote sustainable use of natural resources through responsible stewardship. Funding for the Earth Day event is made possible by a grant from the KCD.

 


The Weed Warriors WA State Non-Profit Organization provides education about invasive weeds and opportunities for environmental stewardship through educational events, seminars and workshops, and offers "hands-on" restoration projects in parks, trails and open spaces for volunteers. Weed Warriors, producers of the Earth Day event, are proud to present the Newcastle Earth Day in partnership with the City of Newcastle and the King Conservation District.

 



Waste Management provides garbage and recycling services for homes and businesses, using state-of-the-art equipment, innovative technology, and economies of scale to ensure dependable, cost-effective services. Strongly committed to protecting our environmental, we are actively involved in the communities we serve. We are are dedicated to excellent customer service and waste prevention. We Think Green! Waste Management is Earth Day's Activity Sponsor, supporting the great attractions and activities found at the Newcastle Earth Day event.


2016 Event Participants



Newcastle Heated Storage
offers convenient amenities and great rates which makes us the best choice for your storage needs in the Bellevue and Renton area. We offer a variety of sizes and features to choose from to accommodate both your personal and commercial storage needs on the Eastside.

 


 

The mission of the King County Library System is to provide free, open and equal access to ideas and information to all members of the community. KCLS offers an unparalleled collection of stories, books, ebooks, music, computers, internet resources, public programs and free wireless access. Visit the KCLS Mobile Van on site at Earth Day!

 



 

Just Frogs & Friends Amphibian Center
Have a toadally frogtastic experience learning about frogs, toads, and their habitats.

See and interact with live amphibians at Newcastle Earth Day.

 


Seattle six piece Good Co is the United States' first live Electro Swing Band. That new old sound, Electro Swing combines the era of illicit booze, jitterbugging flappers, and underground speakeasies with the funky beats and the electric sound of today's dance music.
As the United States' first Electro Swing Band, Good Co is proud to present this new genre to hep cats everywhere. Pounding dance beats are mixed with gypsy jazz guitar riffs, samples from the past turned on their head along with a live horn section make for the best sounding dance party this side of the 1920s


 

National Wildlife Federation is inspiring all to protect wildlife for our children's future.

You can help your city or community achieve this certification as a Wildlife Habitat Community. Learn more at Newcastle Earth Day.

 


King County Noxious Weed Control Program works throughout the county to prevent and reduce the economic, environmental and social impacts of noxious weeds in King County, Washington. The program's focus is to provide education and technical assistance to landowners and public agencies to help them find the best control options for noxious weeds on each site and to reduce the overall impact of noxious weeds throughout the county and to provide benefits to the environment, recreation, public health and economic resources of King County by preventing and minimizing the harmful impacts of noxious weeds.

 


We protect life in Washington and around the world. We are the go-to environmental leaders, bringing together agriculture, business, government, communities and other stakeholders, driving collaboration and delivering outcomes. We develop science-based solutions to some of the toughest challenges. Our deep experience, commitment to results and ability to get work done on the ground enables us to have a significant impact, preserving and restoring land, protecting wildlife and water, supporting communities and jobs and growing local economies.

 



Boy Scouts of America, Troop 499 of Newcastle, WA
& Cub Scout Packs 497 & 738

The Scouts open the Newcastle Earth Day event with Presentation of the Flags and the Flag Salute. Visit their booth and hear of the many community service projects and how these incredible youths give back to the community!

 


Gutter Helmet® by Harry Helmet™ - Seattle & Tacoma, located in Tukwila, WA, is one of the nation's fastest growing family owned and operated exterior remodeling company. Our company motto is ‘when you do business with us, we're committed to you and your home for the long haul”. We've offered Gutter Helmet® as well as other exterior home improvement products such as replacement roofing, retractable awnings and seamless gutter replacement for over 30 years to local area customers.







Absolute Hot Dog

The MOST Absolutely Delicious Hot Dogs anywhere! They have Gyros, too. Thanks for your presence at Newcastle Earth Day.

 



West Seattle Natural Energy
is a local family and veteran owned and operated company offering design, installation and servicing for Solar PV, Solar Thermal Hot Water and Small Wind Systems in Western Washington.

 

 




Experience a great wildlife show with
Animal Encounters Petting Zoo

Based in Seattle's Eastside, we're a family-run business with many years experience bringing people and animals together in fun and educational ways.



 

Coffee-Up everyone! Great Sweet Treats by Hot Revolution Donuts.

 


 


Members of the Washington Native Plant Society share a common interest in Washington's unique and diverse flora. We represent all levels of botanical knowledge, from professionals and experienced amateur botanists, to beginners just becoming curious about the beautiful plants and habitats of our state. For more than 35 years the Washington Native Plant Society has enjoyed educating itself and others about the value of plants native to the Evergreen State. Conservation and advocacy make the Washington Native Plant Society the voice for native plants. Our greatest conservation work is on-the-ground and around the state where hundreds of Society members volunteer their time to restore habitats, strive for good conservation policies, conduct native plant inventories and monitor rare plant populations.



The mission of Eastside Audubon is to protect, preserve and enhance natural ecosystems and our communities for the benefit of birds, other wildlife and people.

 


 


The Humane League is a 501(c)3 animal advocacy organization that works to protect all animals through public education, campaigns and rescue.

 

 


 

Citizen's Climate Lobby creates the political will for a livable world  by empowering individuals to experience breakthroughs in exercising their personal and political power.


Carbon Washington ( www.CarbonWA.org ) is a non-partisan organization participating in grassroots democracy. We are dedicated to bringing a revenue-neutral carbon tax to Washington State by placing an initiative on the 2016 ballot. Our proposal is modeled on British Columbia's successful tax swap. We believe it is the best way for Washington State to increase energy security and fight climate change.

 

 




(Tentative participant)


100% Organic Soil Amendment
Locally Produced, Sustainable, All Natural, Organic
Krainick Ag Products, LLC

 

 

 

 

 

 


Puget Sound Starts Here is a partnership of cities, counties, state and federal agencies, nonprofit groups, and local organizations dedicated to improving water quality and aquatic habitat in the Puget Sound region. Our focus is on the streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands, and other waterways that flow into Puget Sound, Hood Canal, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Most participating cities and counties are holders of municipal stormwater discharge permits issued in compliance with the federal Clean Water Act. Many of those cities and counties participate in STORM (Stormwater Outreach for Regional Municipalities), a collaboration of stormwater permit holders working together to meet permit requirements and improve our region's water quality. Many other participating organizations are members of ECO Net, a network of education and outreach professionals, organized by the Puget Sound Partnership, and representing roughly 470 local organizations. These organizations are committed to working collaboratively to protect and enhance the health and vitality of our Puget Sound home.





NEWCASTLE TRAILS
is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit volunteer organization focused on the preservation, expansion, and maintenance of trails within the City of Newcastle, Washington. We recommend trail routes, identify priorities, and maintain a registry of volunteers to assist the City in trail work





Western Wildlife Outreach
Promoting an accurate understanding of large carnivore heritage through education and community outreach in Washington and Idaho.

 



Defenders of Wildlife

is dedicated to the protection of all native animals and plants in their natural communities. Defenders has pioneered non-lethal method and techniques to promote coexistence between humans and wildlife when there is a possibility of conflict.


THE MOUNTAIN LION FOUNDATION (MLF) is a national nonprofit conservation and education organization dedicated to increasing understanding of and protection for mountain lions and their habitat.



Coal Creek Family YMCA
Our goal is to offer qualify programs and services that meet the needs of every member in your family and to help you achieve your full potential through the development of your spirit, mind and body.

 


Renton High School students in the amazing Hazen Jazz Band and conductor Chris Coy open the event with ensembles.




When you choose Voya, you're choosing to work with people who care about your needs and always put them first.

We'll help you think differently about retirement – more optimistic about tomorrow and confident about taking control. You may see yourself traveling, volunteering or simply spoiling your grandkids. Whatever your plans, we're in your corner.


The Seattle Electric Vehicle Association (SEVA) is a non-profit organization serving the Puget Sound region in Washington State since 1979.   SEVA's mission is to educate, demonstrate and proliferate the adoption of electric vehicles.  

Membership is free and open to anyone interested in electric vehicles. SEVA is the second-largest chapter of the national Electric Auto Association, and SEVA encourages its members to join the EAA.


 

Yes, there's still room!
Join Us for the Celebration Application
Contact: Grace Stiller, Chairperson, Gracestiller@comcast.net 206.795.5783