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e3 Summit to promote sustainability

Individuals and businesses from the Mid-Columbia who are interested in supporting community sustainability are invited to attend an e3 Washington Summit on Thursday, Feb. 28 at TRAC in Pasco.

The summit is one of several happening across the state to discuss regional assets and set goals for improved understanding of resource issues and sustaining quality of life through better education.

Washington State University BioAg researcher and educator Chad Kruger will present the keynote address on the future of biointensive agriculture and sustainability.

The Nez Perce tribe's environmental educator Solo Green will speak about the value of using environmental education to motivate students.

The all-day summit is free to participants but advanced registration is required. Classroom teachers are encouraged to attend and substitute costs may be covered.

e3 Washington is focused on integrating education, environment and economy as the backbone of a sustainable community, according to a press release.

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For more information call Kara Kaelber at the Franklin Conservation District, 545-8546 ext. 3.