Northwest Association of Environmental Professionals

Events Calendar



Upcoming events

    • Saturday, October 04, 2014
    • 11:00 AM
    • Sunday, October 26, 2014
    • 4:00 PM
    • Jones Park, Cedar River Park, Cavanaugh Pond and Landsburg Park and Dam

    Take part in the “Cedar River Salmon Journey” this fall -- and bring the kids!  Come see spawning salmon and learn about them and the things we can all do to keep them coming back.

     

    Volunteer naturalists will be stationed from 11am-4pm every weekend in October at Jones Park, Cedar River Park, Cavanaugh Pond and Landsburg Park and Dam in the Renton and Maple Valley area.

     

    For a flyer with directions or for more information, call 206-792-5851 or visit www.cedarriver.org. FREE and family friendly!

    The Cedar River Salmon Journey is sponsored by Friends of the Cedar River Watershed, Seattle Aquarium, Seattle Public Utilities, City of Renton, King County Flood Control District, Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed Salmon Recovery Council, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

     

    • Wednesday, November 05, 2014
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Hilton Hotel, Seattle Airport: 17620 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188


    NWAEP members receive a $25 discount.

    Use Discount Code “WAFEC14” when registering.


    Mark Your Calendar for Washington’s Leading Clean Energy Event



    Washington Future Energy Conference
    November 5, 2014
    Hilton Hotel - Seattle Airport
    _________________________________________________

    Presented By
    Northwest Environmental Business Council
    Washington State Department of Commerce


    The Conference for Those Building the Clean Energy Economy
    Now in its fifth year, this is the State’s signature clean energy event, bringing together members of the energy industry, energy end-users, policy makers, project developers, financiers, utility and transportation managers, and technology and service providers.

    Addressing the Industry’s Current Challenges and Opportunities
    The Future Energy Conference connects policy and practice, with content covering:
                                    - Energy Policy & Regulation
                                    - The Business of Renewable Energy
                                    - The Business of Energy Efficiency
                                    - Clean Transportation

    Be part of the conversation. Join us in exploring the nexus of energy, climate change, and the state’s economy.
     
    Full information here or at http://www.futureenergyconference.com/wa14/
    • Thursday, November 06, 2014
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (PST)
    • The Green Dragon, 928 SE 9th Ave., Portland, OR 97214
    Portland NWAEP Monthly First-Thursday networking event on Thursday, November 6th, from 5:30pm to 7pm at The Green Dragon, 928 SE 9th Ave, Portland.


    NWAEP monthly first-Thursday networking events are an opportunity for you to meet, network, stay informed and stay connected with environmental colleagues. The event is also a great way to connect with the NWAEP Board to contribute ideas for how NWAEP can improve (e.g new events, speakers, topics, training and activities!)  As always, this event is free to both members and non-members, so please bring a friend.

    The first pint is free for current NWAEP members only!

     

    Location: 928 SE 9th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Please contact Michael Henjum at 503.320.2290 or mbhenjum@gmail.com with any questions.


    • Thursday, November 06, 2014
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Hale's Ales Pub, 4301 Leary Way NW, Seattle, WA 98107

    NWAEP Seattle - First Thursday Mixer at Hale's Ales Pub 3/6

    Please join us on November 6 for our monthly NWAEP First Thursday Mixer at Hale's Ales Pub at 5:30 PM in the Gallery Space!

    Hale's Ales Pub, located in the Ballard neighborhood, and dishes up many flavorful dishes and drinks. Buses from Seattle serving this location include Buses 28 and 40.

    As always, registered NWAEP members will get the first beverage free. Please consider registering now to receive this great member benefit, and feel free to bring a friend! Please come prepared to discuss ideas for future events.

    To RSVP, please CLICK HERE to RSVP on our NWAEP Events Page, or contact Josh Jensen at jjensen@anchorqea.com

    • Wednesday, November 12, 2014
    • 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Portland, OR (HDR, 1001 SW 5th Ave, Suite 1800, Downing Room) and Seattle, WA (Anchor QEA, 720 Olive Way Suite 1900, Sterling Conference Room)

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2014
    WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT

    Top 5 Public Speaking Tips for Environmental Professionals


     NWAEP will be hosting this NAEP webinar from locations in Portland and Seattle. Please join us!

     

    Date/Time: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 9:00am PT
    Duration:  Event will last 75 minutes, includes Q&A
    Location:
    Portland - Downing Room @ HDR (1001 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1800); Seattle - Anchor QEA (720 Olive Way, Suite 1900, Sterling Conference Room)

    Questions:  thenwaep@gmail.com


    Join us for our third exciting year of interactive webcasts with industry experts sponsored by American Public University and the National Association of Environmental Professional (NAEP). APU and NAEP are collaborating on this 3-part series focused on professional development for environmental professionals; helping you build the skills you need for success.


    A panel of industry experts will cover the top public speaking tips for environmental professionals to help you be more confident, persuasive, and therefore, more successful as you interact in new projects and build your network, as follows:

    • Cover the critical qualities and skills for memorable speakers
    • Address best practices on how to put your thoughts into a compelled and engaging presentation
    • Know your material, your audience, and address your topic appropriately considering their level of knowledge
    • Use personal stories and suitable language to convey your important messages
    • Remember to relax, pause, smile, and transform nervous energy into enthusiasm
    • Visualize yourself giving a successful speech
    • Take every opportunity to practice public speaking in board presentations, conferences, or client meetings as rehearsing and experience help build your confidence

    Speakers

    • Alison Turner, Senior Director, Katz & Associates, Inc.
    • Marie Campbell, President, Sapphos Environmental Inc. and second term as At-Large Board Member for the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP)
    • Kelly Reis, Ph.D., Faculty at American Public University
    • Saturday, November 15, 2014
    • Seattle, WA

    Northwest EcoBuilding Guild presents:
     
    2014 Green Building Slam
     
    DATE/TIME:
    Saturday, November 15
    5:00pm-9:00pm

    LOCATION:
    Kane Hall, University of Washington
    1410 NE Campus Way, Central Parking Plaza at 4100 15th NE
    Seattle, WA, 98195 
     
    COST/REGISTRATION:
    $10 Student, $20 Guild Members, $25 General Admission FREE PARKING.
    http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/731790 
     
    MORE INFO:
    Website: http://greenbuildingslam.org
    Email:   info@ecobuilding.org
     
    DESCRIPTION:
    For more than ten years, the region's most influential green builders, architects, designers, and their friends and families have gathered to celebrate examples of sustainable construction at the Green Building Slam - November 2014 it will all happen again! The biggest annual educational event produced by the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild, will once again be showcasing 10 innovative sustainable high-performance "green" buildings that push the envelope in our built environment. Expect to view fascinating residential, multi-family or mixed use developments in the Seattle area. Each of our 10 presenters will have only 10 minutes to show us 10 slides of their exciting project as they explain what they learned, what they would do differently, and any other sustainable contributions that their project has made to our local community.  This year we are excited to announce our keynote speaker for this year's Green Building Slam, Kathleen O'Brien a nationally recognized leader in the field of sustainability, and green building.

    GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!
    Like last year, we are expecting a SOLD OUT event to a packed house of 400+ guests, at Kane Hall at the University of Washington.  Our audience typically attracts architects, builders, homeowners, energy efficiency experts, real estate professionals, interior designers and fabulous eco-conscious people like you! Join us!  10 projects, 10 slides, 10 minutes each - REGISTER EARLY to guarantee your seat. 

    SCHOLARSHIP FUND
    A portion of ticket sales will help to fund student scholarships for students at UW's College of Built Environments.

    GREEN BUILDING SLAM SCHEDULE
    5:00 p.m. - Registration, Drinks & Appetizers, Networking in the Walker-Ames Room 225
    6:30 p.m. - SLAM presentations begin (15 minute intermission around 7:45 p.m. after the 5th presentation) - Room 120
    8:00 p.m. - Presentations Resume - Room 120
    9:15 p.m. - End of Presentations, Networking, Dessert & Coffee in the Walker-Ames Room 
     
    About Northwest EcoBuilding Guild:
    The Northwest EcoBuilding Guild is a 501(c)(3) community of builders, designers, suppliers, homeowners, and partners concerned with ecological building in the Pacific Northwest. The Guild empowers people through education to transform the built environment for long term sustainability.
     

    • Wednesday, November 19, 2014
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Bullitt Center, 1501 East Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98122

    Bullitt Center Tour - Seattle

    Please join us on November 19th at 4pm for a tour of the Bullitt Center in Capitol Hill.  If folks are interested, we may hop to a nearby pub to enjoy some refreshments afterwards.

    The Bullitt Center was designed to be the greenest building in the world at its inception in 2012, and continues to push the boundaries in Seattle and beyond.  This "Living Building" features net zero energy and water consumption, composting toilets, is build of toxic-free materials, incorporates FSC wood, and more!


    Spots for this tour are limited to 10 participants, so RSVP now to reserve your spot!  Tickets are $6.17 (face value) and can be purchased via PayPal by following the RSVP link below:


    To RSVP, CLICK HERE, or contact Josh Jensen at jjensen@anchorqea.com


    *Interested in becoming a member or learning more about NWAEP?  Please visit our website at http://www.nwaep.org/ for more information!

    • Thursday, December 04, 2014
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (PST)
    • The Green Dragon, 928 SE 9th Ave., Portland, OR 97214
    Portland NWAEP Monthly First-Thursday networking event on Thursday, December 4th, from 5:30pm to 7pm at The Green Dragon, 928 SE 9th Ave, Portland.


    NWAEP monthly first-Thursday networking events are an opportunity for you to meet, network, stay informed and stay connected with environmental colleagues. The event is also a great way to connect with the NWAEP Board to contribute ideas for how NWAEP can improve (e.g new events, speakers, topics, training and activities!)  As always, this event is free to both members and non-members, so please bring a friend.

    The first pint is free for current NWAEP members only!

     

    Location: 928 SE 9th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Please contact Michael Henjum at 503.320.2290 or mbhenjum@gmail.com with any questions.


    • Thursday, December 04, 2014
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Rhein Haus (Von Trapp's), 912 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

    NWAEP Seattle - First Thursday Mixer at Rhein Haus (formerly Von Trapp's)

    Please join us on December 4th for our monthly NWAEP First Thursday Mixer at Rhein Haus (formerly Von Trapp's) at 5:30 PM for bier, brats, bocce, and networking (bummer that doesn't start with a 'b')!

    Rhein Haus, located in the Capitol Hill/First Hill neighborhood, is a biergarten, bocce court, and brat serving venue.

    As always, registered NWAEP members will get the first beverage free. Please consider registering now to receive this great member benefit, and feel free to bring a friend! Please come prepared to discuss ideas for future events.

    To RSVP, CLICK HERE, or RSVP on our NWAEP Events Page, or contact Josh Jensen at jjensen@anchorqea.com

    • Tuesday, December 09, 2014
    • 7:00 AM
    • Wednesday, December 10, 2014
    • 5:00 PM
    • Red Lion on the River, Jantzen Beach, 909 N. Hayden Island Drive, Portland OR 97217


    NWAEP members receive a $75 discount off 2-day registration.

    Email thenwaep@gmail.com for the discount code!


    Northwest Environmental Conference & Trade Show
    December 9th & 10th, Portland, OR




    Red Lion on the River, Jantzen Beach
    909 N. Hayden Island Drive
    Portland, 
    OR 97217

    The region's conference for environmental, operations, and sustainability professionals, NWEC provides companies with information they need to stay competitive and ahead of the curve. Now in its 26th year, this signature event is presented by NEBC, Associated Oregon Industries, Oregon Dept. of Environmental Quality, and the Washington Dept. of Ecology. The educational component of the conference focuses on best management practices and advanced topics in environmental protection & compliance, sustainable business management, current & emerging policy issues, and the latest technologies & services. NWEC also includes the region's largest environmental trade show.

    Full information: www.nwec.org
    • Thursday, January 08, 2015
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Belltown Pub, 2322 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

    Speed Networking Belltown Pub - NWAEP Seattle


    Please join us on Thursday, January 8 at 5:30PM for a Speed Networking event at the Belltown Pub (upstairs)! 


    Built in 1904, this brick building in the heart of Seattle's Belltown neighborhood welcomes you with a warm ambience and a unique history.  Great food and great drinks and a great time.  The perfect spot for environmental networking and discussing future events.


    The way this event will work is once everybody is settled in with their beverage, folks will have 5 to 10 minutes to chat with their neighbor.  Once the time is up, everybody gets up, switches seats, and sits next to somebody completely different.  The goal of this event is to allow people to meet somebody new and get an opportunity to network with more people in the group.  Ready...Set...Go!


    To RSVP CLICK HERE or e-mail Josh Jensen at jjensen@anchorqea.com with any comments or questions.


    *Interested in learning more about NWAEP or becoming a member?  Check out our webpage at http://www.nwaep.org/


    • Thursday, February 05, 2015
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Avenue Seattle, WA 98101

    Seattle Art Museum Networking Event


    Please join us Thursday, February 5 at 5:30pm for our First Thursday environmental networking event at the Seattle Art Museum! 


    For this networking event, we will be meeting in the TASTE restaurant for drinks and networking until 6:00 or 6:30, depending on when people arrive.  After that, folks will be able to take advantage of the first Thursday free admission to the art museum and go enjoy some of the amazing art that this museum has to offer!


    Please RSVP HERE or e-mail Josh Jensen at jjensen@anchorqea.com with any comments or questions. 


    *Interested in learning more about NWAEP or becoming a member?  Check out our webpage at http://www.nwaep.org


    We look forward to seeing you there!


    • Monday, April 13, 2015
    • Friday, April 17, 2015
    • Waikiki Marriott Hotel, Honolulu Hawaii

    MORE INFORMATION TO COME!


                         

     

    2015 NAEP Annual Meeting
    HAEP and the 2015 NAEP Annual Conference planning committee continues its efforts in planning another successful annual meeting.  Abstract submissions are due by September 30, 2014.  Please visit http://www.naep.org/2015-conference to submit your abstract or for additional information about the 2015 Annual Conference.  In addition to the extensive technical sessions, the conference will provide workshops and local outings in unique and beautiful settings. 


    The conference planning committee is seeking sponsors – if you are interested in having your company’s name in front of the Conference attendees as well as those on the NAEP and NAEP Chapter distribution lists that will receive notices about the conference – well over 5,000 environmental professionals - contact Donna Carter (naepfl@verizon.net).

Past events

Thursday, October 23, 2014 NWAEP Lunch & Learn - Floodplain Management and the Endangered Species Act: Coming Changes to the FEMA FIRM Program
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Annual AWRA-WA State Conference
Friday, October 10, 2014 EB Conference 2014 | Building Transformation Through Transparency
Thursday, October 02, 2014 NWAEP First Thursday Networking - Seattle (10/2)
Thursday, October 02, 2014 NWAEP First-Thursday Networking - Portland (10/2)
Thursday, October 02, 2014 Re-Using Contaminated Land
Saturday, September 27, 2014 Three Free Classes
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 NWAEP hosting NAEP Webinar: Disaster Preparedness, Planning, and Recovery
Thursday, September 04, 2014 NWAEP First-Thursday Networking - Seattle (9/4)
Thursday, September 04, 2014 NWAEP First-Thursday Networking - Portland (9/4)
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Portland NWAEP Lunch & Learn - Streaked Horned Lark: Status Update and Project Planning Advice
Thursday, August 07, 2014 NWAEP First-Thursday Networking - Seattle (8/7)
Thursday, August 07, 2014 NWAEP First-Thursday Networking - Portland (8/7)
Thursday, July 03, 2014 NWAEP Seattle & Portland - No Mixer In July
Thursday, June 19, 2014 Portland NWAEP Lunch & Learn - Restoring the Lower Columbia River Ecosystem – Where do we go from here?
Thursday, June 05, 2014 NWAEP Seattle - First Thursday Mixer at Capitol Cider 6/5
Thursday, June 05, 2014 NWAEP First-Thursday Networking - Portland (6/5)
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 NAEP 5/21 NEPA Webinar: NWAEP Showings in Seattle and Portland
Thursday, May 01, 2014 NWAEP First-Thursday Networking - Portland (5/1)
Saturday, April 26, 2014 2014 Green Home tour
Thursday, April 24, 2014 NWAEP 2014 Annual Meeting - Seattle, WA
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Oregon Future Energy Conference - Presented by the NEBC
Thursday, April 17, 2014 Portland NWAEP Lunch & Learn - Hydropower Licensing and Mitigation in the PNW - Clackamas River Fish Passage Improvements - Clackamas River Fish Passage Improvements
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 NWAEP Seattle: Bullitt Center Tour Event 4/16
Thursday, April 03, 2014 NWAEP First-Thursday Networking Event, Portland (4/3/2014)
Thursday, April 03, 2014 NWAEP Seattle/Bellevue: First Thursday Mixer at The Parlor Billiards & Spirits (4/3)
Thursday, March 27, 2014 NEBC Young Environmental Prodessionals
Thursday, March 06, 2014 First-Thursday Networking Event, Portland 3/6/2014
Thursday, March 06, 2014 NWAEP Seattle - First Thursday Mixer at Hale's Ales Pub 3/6
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 NEBC Northwest Managing Stormwater in the NW - March 5
Thursday, February 27, 2014 Sustainability Reporting Strategies and Tools: Achieving Truth, Transparency and Impact in Your Reporting Strategy
Thursday, February 20, 2014 Portland NWAEP Lunch & Learn - Modeling Historic Flood Impacts to the Columbia River
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Seattle NWAEP Lunch and Learn: Dredging, Sediments, and Analytical Support
Thursday, February 13, 2014 RESCHEDULED: Portland NWAEP "First"-Thursday Event
Thursday, February 06, 2014 NWAEP Seattle: Speed Networking at the Belltown Pub 2/6
Thursday, February 06, 2014 CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER! Portland NWAEP Monthly First-Thursday, 2/6/2014
Thursday, January 09, 2014 Seattle NWAEP: "First" Second Thursday Mixer at Capitol Cider 1/9
Thursday, January 09, 2014 Portland NWAEP "First" Second-Thursday Event, 1/9/2014
Wednesday, January 08, 2014 NAEP Webinar: The National Environmental Policy Act and Sustainability
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 NEBC Northwest Environmental Conference & Tradeshow - Dec. 10-11
Thursday, December 05, 2013 NWAEP Seattle: First Thursday Holiday Mixer at Elephant & Castle 12/5
Saturday, November 16, 2013 2013 Green Building Slam
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 NAEP Webinar: Guiding Ideas In Transportation Planning 11/13
Thursday, November 07, 2013 NWAEP Seattle - First Thursday Mixer at Hale's Ales Pub 11/7
Thursday, November 07, 2013 NWAEP Portland - First Thursday Social, 11/7/13
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 FSL/PSU FALL Forest Ecology and Mgmt Seminar Series, Tuesdays 3-4pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Book Launch: Chinookan Peoples of the Lower Columbia
Thursday, October 17, 2013 Portland NWAEP Lunch & Learn - Traditional Cultural Properties and Sacred Sites
Thursday, October 03, 2013 NWAEP Portland - First Thursday Social
Thursday, October 03, 2013 NWAEP Bellevue (New!) - First Thursday Mixer at the Bellevue Tap House 10/3
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 Mark LaLiberte Special Presentation
Thursday, September 05, 2013 NWAEP Portland - First Thursday Social
Thursday, September 05, 2013 NWAEP Seattle - First Thursday Mixer at the Pike Place Brewing Co 9/5
Thursday, August 15, 2013 NWAEP Seattle - ESA/MMPA Lunch and Learn/Webinar 8/15
Thursday, August 15, 2013 Portland NWAEP Lunch & Learn - Measuring stream functions: Building a Compensatory Mitigation Framework for Aquatic Resources in Oregon
Wednesday, August 07, 2013 Webinar: ACHP/CEQ Guidance for Integrating NEPA and Section 106
Thursday, August 01, 2013 NWAEP Portland - First Thursday Social
Thursday, August 01, 2013 NWAEP Seattle - First Thursday Mixer at Fremont Brewing Company 8/1
Thursday, July 11, 2013 NWAEP Seattle - First "Second" Thursday Mixer
Thursday, July 11, 2013 NWAEP Portland - "First" Second Thursday Social
Thursday, June 27, 2013 NWAEP Seattle - Navigating Virtual Teams Brown Bag
Thursday, June 20, 2013 Portland NWAEP Lunch & Learn - Getting Closer: The Emerging Regulatory Framework for Carbon Sequestration in the U.S.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 2013 Intertwine Education Summit
Thursday, June 06, 2013 NWAEP Seattle - First Thursday Mixer
Thursday, June 06, 2013 NWAEP Portland - First Thursday Social
Thursday, May 16, 2013 NWAEP Seattle - Aquatic Ecology Thesis Brown Bag
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 NAEP NEPA Webinar
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Resilient Design as a Driver of Sustainability
Thursday, May 09, 2013 NWAEP Seattle - Implementation of a Reef Mitigation Policy Thesis Brown Bag
Thursday, May 02, 2013 2013 NWAEP Annual Meeting
Friday, April 19, 2013 Statistical Methods for Environmental Data - NWAEP Lunch & Learn - Portland
Thursday, April 04, 2013 NWAEP Seattle - First Thursday Mixer
Thursday, April 04, 2013 NWAEP Portland - First Thursday Social
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 NAEP Webinar - Environmental Planning under MAP-21 Transportation Projects
Thursday, March 07, 2013 NWAEP Portland - First Thursday Social
Thursday, February 07, 2013 NWAEP Portland - First Thursday Social
Thursday, December 06, 2012 NWAEP Portland - First Thursday Social
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 NEBC Northwest Environmental Conference & Tradeshow
Thursday, November 01, 2012 NWAEP Portland - First Thursday Social!
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software