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Two people biking downtown.

Program Encourages Smarter Commutes

You’ve probably noticed there are less cars on the road resulting in less traffic and less air pollution. With fewer cars on the road, it’s easier to go places and less stressful too. “Right now, there are more people teleworking, riding bicycles and walking,” says LeAnn Yamamoto with Commute Smart Northwest. “Let’s continue this movement,” she adds, noting that “biking …

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Schweitzer Mountain Resort is offering six week-long camp sessions that include a mix of activities, from chair lift rides, climbing on the wall, swimming, hiking, play mining at the Sluice Box, and other games and activities.

Schweitzer Invests in Sustainability

At a time when we need more good news, Schweitzer Mountain Resort recently announced a major investment in reducing the impact the resort’s operations have on the natural environment that sustains it. The broad-reaching initiative to reduce the resort’s environmental impact targets resource areas such as energy, water, waste, fleet fuels, supply chain, and forest health. To help with this …

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Go Green at the Ballpark

August 12 is Go Green Night at Avista Stadium. The Go Green Directory and Avista are sponsoring a night at the ballpark dedicated to environmental sustainability. Join the Spokane Indians in learning ways to “go green.” Sign up at the game for a chance to win an energy saving appliance!

Participate in Planning Your Parks

The Spokane Parks and Recreation Department has hired a non-profit firm, GP RED, to help conduct an ambitious comprehensive planning process.  The intent of this project is to create a sustainable parks and recreation system for future Spokane residents. The meetings/workshops will take place on July 13, 14 and 15 at various locations throughout the city. Monday, July 13, 2009 …

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