Events Archive

Events for Spring 2008

Thursday, May 8: AWRA Spring Happy Hour

A mid-quarter event to socialize and get the chapter together!

  • Feel free to bring along a friend or significant other.
  • Meeting Time: 5:30pm; Place: Ivar's Salmon House (401 NE Northlake Way)

    Saturday, April 5 - Sunday, April 6: AWRA Spring Snowshoe Odyssey

    A weekend excursion to experience water resources in the form of snow!

  • You: Beg, borrow, steal snowshoes ($30 at R.E.I or “free” checkout with $30 year-long membership to UW Climbing Club)
  • You: Bring food and minimal camping gear
  • We: Provide transportation to Hex Mountain for a day of snowshoeing and snow education
  • We: Provide a safe, fun introduction to snowshoeing and snow-related issues in the Cascades
  • We will camp near the van on Saturday night and return late afternoon / early evening on Sunday April 6
  • Contact Garrett Leque to RSVP or for more information
  • Meeting Time: 7:00am on April 5; Place: Meet at More Hall to load the van

    Events for Winter 2008

    Wednesday, January 16: UW Student/State Mixer: Medicine Creek Treaty of 1854: South Puget Sound Tribal Perspectives on Water

    Meet water resources professionals from around the state!

  • Featuring: Char Naylor, Water Quality Manager for the Puyallup Tribe, and John Konovsky, Environmental Program Manager for the Squaxin Island Tribe.
  • Beer and light refreshments will be served.
  • This is a great opportunity to network with potential employers!
  • Time: 7:00-9:00 pm; Place: UW Waterfront Activities Center

    Events for Fall 2007

    Thursday-Friday, October 4-5: AWRA Washington Section 2007 Annual Conference

    This year's theme: "Transboundary Water Resources of Washington State and British Columbia"

  • Meet water resources professionals from around the state!
  • This is another great opportunity to network with potential employers!
  • For more information (including schedule and registration form) go to:
  • When: 8:30 am to 5 pm, Thursday, October 4 and 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Friday, October 5 (registration begins at 7:30 am on each day)
  • Where: Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, WA
  • Cost: Up through Sept 29: $90 (both days) or $45 (1 day) for students ($250 for non-students)
  • FREE ADMISSION FOR VOLUNTEERS: 2 student volunteers are needed. Please contact the conference organizers: Carl Einberger ( or Kenneth Gish (

  • Friday, October 26: Fall Kick-off Meeting

    Socialize, hear about our upcoming events, and listen to an interesting talk!

  • Talk: To be determined...
  • Free PIZZA, snacks, and beverages will be served!
  • Time: 12-1:30 pm; Place: Forest Club Room, Anderson Hall

    Saturday, December 1: Carkeek Park Restoration

  • What: Environmental restoration at Carkeek Park on Puget Sound in North Seattle. Plant native trees, shrubs and ground cover and remove invasives! Carkeek Park contains the outlet of Piper's Creek, one of Seattle's salmon streams. EarthCorps, Seattle Parks, and the Green Seattle Partnership are coordinating the event.
  • When: Work will go from 10 am to 2 pm.
  • Rides: Meet at the East parking lot of the Fisheries Science Building at 9:00 AM. We'll be back by 2:30 PM.
  • Bring: Appropriate clothing, sturdy footwear, a bag lunch and work gloves if you have them. Water, light refreshments, gloves and tools will be provided.
  • RSVP: Please email Andy Gendaszek at . Please indicate if you plan are in need of a ride or plan on driving.
  • More Info: