NWAEP strives to provide opportunities for the environmental community to network and stay connected.
NWAEP FIRST THURSDAY NETWORKING MIXERS
Thursday, March 7, 2024
5:30 – 7:30 PM
Please join us for our "First Thursday" networking mixer in Seattle and Portland.
NWAEP monthly First Thursday networking events are a great opportunity for you to meet, network, stay informed, and stay connected with local environmental professionals. These events also provide an opportunity to connect with the NWAEP board to contribute ideas for future events, speakers, topics, trainings, and other activities.
First Thursday mixers are free and open to both NWAEP Members and non-members. NWAEP members, though, receive two 2 free drink tickets — so make sure your membership is up to date before you come!
Please RSVP to let us know you are attending.
PORTLANDThe Rogue Eastside Pub and Pilot Brewery928 SE 9th Avenue
Please join us at the Rogue Eastside Pub and Pilot Brewery, a bar dedicated to the education and appreciation of craft beer, with 56 rotating taps and a featured brewer from local and regional breweries every Thursday. We'll either be in the barrel room or the patio, depending on weather and space. Just ask at the bar if you are unsure where to find us.
Please contact Jason Medema, NWAEP Programs Chair, with any questions or comments about the Portland event or about NWAEP events in general.
* * * EASTSIDE VENUE * * *
Bellevue Brewing Spring District Brewpub12190 NE District Way, Bellevue, WA 98005
This month, we're heading to the Eastside! Join us at the Bellevue Brewing Company's Spring District Brewpub, which boasts full-service dining, top-shelf cocktails, premium wine from Efestē Winery, a 2500 sq ft beer garden overlooking a park, and — of course — award-winning beers, inspired by stunning natural beauty and abundant natural resources of the Pacific Northwest.
Please contact Brian Durkin from ESA | Environmental Science Associates or Dimitri Athanasiou, NWAEP Board Member, with any questions or comments about the Seattle event.
A Note on Covid Safety:
Please keep an eye on federal, state, and local public health guidance and take precautions if community spread reaches high levels. And (as we're sure you will) stay home if you're exhibiting any symptoms, have had a positive COVID test, or have been recently been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID. We're in this together!
NAEP 2024 Annual Conference & Training Symposium
Connect in Person
in Minneapolis, Minnesota!
Enthusiastic environmental professionals from across the country gather each year at the NAEP Annual Conference & Training Symposium for the opportunity to learn about new projects, share technical knowledge, network with other industry professionals, and engage with leaders in environmental technologies and practices.
The NAEP Conference & Training Symposium is held over four days, May 5-8, 2024 — this year in Minneapolis — and offers in-depth educational content. Topics typically include:
Conference registration will open in January and remain open until April 28, 2024. There are discounted rates for NAEP members; chapter-only members (i.e. those who are NWAEP members but not NAEP members) do not receive the NAEP-member discount, but can still get an Early Bird discount with registration before February 29.
Early bird rates end | February 29, 2024 (You save $100)Regular rates end | April 26, 2024
Late Registration end | April 28, 2024
Full information about the symposium — including prices, deadlines, hotel and travel information, and event sponsors — can be found on the NAEP's Symposium webpage. You might also want to review their Frequently Asked Questions.
See you there!
Save The Dates!
NAEP In-Person NEPA Workshops in Seattle
Essentials: Thursday, November 14, 2024
If you need guidance on changing NEPA policy, you're in luck! Our friends at NAEP will be presenting in-person NEPA Workshops in Seattle, WA in November.
NEPA Advanced Workshop
The target audience for this workshop includes experienced NEPA planners, managers, decision-makers, environmental engineers/scientists/specialists, consultants, regulators, applicants, and attorneys who require an in-depth understanding of NEPA law, policy, and project management within their area of environmental expertise, especially those who serve on NEPA interdisciplinary teams, work with NEPA planners, or those who review/edit NEPA documents.
NEAP Essentials Workshop
This workshop will cover National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) basics, including policies, procedures, and environmental documents necessary for successful compliance. It is primarily designed for new and midlevel NEPA practitioners and will inform agency staff, consultants, regulators, applicants, and other interested professionals about best NEPA practices. NEPA is a far-reaching law that applies to virtually all U.S. federal agencies and most activities that affect the environment.
These workshops are still in the planning stages, but more information will be available soon.
NWAEP Members will receive a discount on these workshops — so make sure your membership is up to date!
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