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Climate Change // Curiosity Expo

February 28 - March 1
Pacific Science Center, 200 2nd Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Free for Members / Included with admission

Curiosity Expo (CX) is a science-filled weekend for the whole community, with hands-on activities led by local experts built around a single, inspiring theme. For this installment of CX, investigate the impacts that climate change has on the earth. Recent wildfires, melting ice caps, extreme temperature fluctuation, and hurricane intensity have all been linked to…
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“Gateway to a Greener World”: Arboretum Garden Festival Display

February 26 @ 9:00 am - March 1 @ 8:00 pm
Washington State Convention Center 705 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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$10 – $25

Included in Festival ticket price: $10 to $25 (children 12 and under free). Each year, Washington Park Arboretum creates a themed display at the Northwest Flower & Garden Festival. In honor of this year’s 50th anniversary of Earth Day, our display “Gateway to a Greener World” will focus on the importance of preserving biodiversity. Through…
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Sustainable Gardening Seminars: NW Flower & Garden Festival

February 26 @ 9:00 am - March 1 @ 8:00 pm
Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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$10 – $25

Each year, the Northwest Flower & Garden Festival hosts a lively series of gardening seminars and demonstrations, free with paid admission. This year’s seminar series is chockful of stimulating discussions on the topics of sustainable horticulture practices, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and wildlife gardening. Offerings include “Gardening in a Changing Climate,” with WSU associated…
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Climate Depression: Confronting Eco-Anxiety in the Age of Crisis

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pacific Science Center 200 2nd Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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$5

As our climate crisis grows, new research shows that ecological loss is taking a huge emotional toll. Terms like “eco-grief,” “climate depression” and “pre-traumatic stress” are becoming increasingly common. Meanwhile, frontline communities—particularly poor and historically marginalized groups—are experiencing the brunt of climate disruption and suffering from significant mental health impacts. In this talk, Dr. Jennifer…
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