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Visit a Park

To get more information about Edmonds Parks click here.
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Civic Center Master Plan

We need your input!
Click here for up-to-date project info.

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Highway 99 Corridor / Subarea Planning

The Highway 99 Subarea Plan is underway to develop a vision for land use and transportation along the corridor. Click here to visit the project website. You can also find more information here.
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Update on Edmonds Newsletter

The Mayor's quarterly newsletter published four times a year in January, April, July and October. Click here for the current issue.

 

 
Local Edmonds Links
 

Ferry Info

Port of Edmonds
Edmonds Wildlife Habitat Project
Puget Sound Bird Fest
Sustainable Edmonds
Edmonds Historical Museum
 
Environmental Education Links
 
Clearing Magazine
Clearinghouse for Environmental Education and Information
Center for Global Environmental Education
Environmental Education Association of Washington (EEAW)
Project Wild
Morning Earth
 
Homeschool Education Resources
 
Multiple Intelligences - Do we all learn alike?
Nature Deficit Disorder - generations without an appreciation of nature?
The Homeschool Mom - A lot of information and resources.
Homeschool Central Science Resources
 
K- 6 Homeschool Resources
 
How to Smile - The Best in Science and Math Activities!
National Park Foundation Electronic Field Trips
 
Middle School Homeschool Resources
 
NOAA Research - Science for Middle Schoolers
Nature Mapping in Washington
Science Resources from Homeschool NYC
Classified Animals! Dichotomous Keys and "Who's Who"
 
High School Homeschool Resources
 
Applied Math & Science Education Repository
Bioluminescence - San Diego Natural History Museum
Project SeaCamel - Underwater video field trips
Extreme 2000: Voyage to the Deep!
 
Marine Links

 
BEACH Program - Washington State Department of Health
The Bioluminescence Web Page
The Bridge - Ocean Sciences Education Teacher Resource Center
Dauphine Island Sea Lab Resource
Estuary Live
First Census of Marine Life 2010
Marine Flora
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
NOAA - National Ocean Service
NOAA - Ocean and Coastal Resource Management
National Marine Educators Association
Northwest Aquatic & Marine Educators (NAME)
Ocean Link
Oceanic Society
Orca Network
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center - NOAA
Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Port Townsend Marine Science Center
Puna Ridge
Shannon Point Marine Center
The Seattle Aquarium
The Sea
Snohomish County Beach Watchers
Tsunami!
Washington Sea Grant Program
Whale Net
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
 
Forest Links
 
The National Arbor Day Foundation
Temperate Forest Foundation
USDA - Forest Service, Conservation Education
Washington Native Plant Society
Kruckeberg Botanic Garden Foundation
 
Non-Profits & Misc.
 
American Birding Association
American Rivers
Bats Northwest
National Audubon Society
National Wildlife Federation
Pilchuck Audubon Society
Sierra Club

Salmon
 
Endangered Species Program - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
NOAA - Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
Puget Sound Shared Strategy
Stream Net
WDFW Salmon & Steelhead Conservation
 
Government Links
 
National Park Service - NPS
National Science Foundation - NSF
National Weather Service - NWS
National GAP Analysis Program
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration - NOAA
NOAA Fisheries Service
U.S. Geological Survey - USGS
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - USFWS
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - EPA
USDA Forest Service
Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife - WDFW
WDFW - GAP Analysis Program
Washington State Department of Ecology

9th & Walnut - Expect Traffic Delays July 25th & 27th

As part of the City's overlay program, the intersection of 9th & Walnut will receive a grind and overlay next week.  Our contractor will be working through this area as quickly as possible.  Expect heavy congestion and traffic delays.  Be patient, be safe, and if at all possible avoid the intersection.

Monday, July 25th - Pavement Grind

Wednesday, July 27th - Pavement Overlay

Check the overlay website for additional updates: www.overlays.edmondswa.gov

Draft Stormwater Code Now Available

A draft version of ECDC 18.30 - Stormwater Management is now available

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Please direct any comments or feedback to Rob English, City Engineer (rob.english@edmondswa.gov) or Jeanie McConnell, Engineering Program Manager, (jeanie.mcconnell@edmondswa.gov).

A public meeting will be held before City Council on August 2, 2016.

In addition, a copy of the presentation from the public meetings on July 20, 2016 can be found HERE.

Flags at Half Staff -- Baton Rouge, Louisiana

flag half staffMonday, July 18, 2016 until Sunset Friday, July 22, 2016 ~ By Presidential Proclamation Flags are to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the attack in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Edmonds First Washington City to Sign On to Sustainable Cities Partnership

Joint Endeavor of Edmonds, Western Washington University and Association of Washington Cities Will Help Edmonds with Wide Array of Projects 

(Edmonds, WA) - The City of Edmonds will receive a helping hand from Western Washington University students and faculty on a range of projects over the next academic year – from developing a mobile app for downtown visitors to helping reduce storm water impacts to the Edmonds Marsh – thanks to the first interlocal agreement of its kind in our state between Edmonds, Western, and the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). read more

FREE ~ Water Saver Kits

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The City of Edmonds Public Works is providing a limited number of free water-saver kits to its water customers.  There are two types of water-saver kits available on a first-come-first-serve basis, while supplies last.

The OUTDOOR KIT includes:
¨     One heavy-duty garden hose nozzle featuring seven different types of sprays.
¨     Two garden hose repair ends and hose washers.

The INDOOR KIT includes:
¨     One reduced-flow showerhead (rated at 1.75 gallons per minute maximum) which features an adjustable spray.
¨     Two fixed faucet aerators (each rated at 1.0 gallon per minute) for bathroom or utility sinks.
¨     One small roll of Teflon tape.

ALSO at this time there is a very limited supply of the following: 
¨     Automatic shut-off watering timer devices for use with lawn sprinklers or drip irrigation hoses.
¨     Moisture meters that indicate the level of soil moisture and help prevent over or under watering.

These extra items are one each to a household only until supplies last.

City of Edmonds water customers can pick up their free kit at the main reception counter at:

Edmonds Public Works office, 7110 210th St. SW, during the business hours of 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

Flags at Half Staff -- Nice, France

flag half staffFriday, July 15, 2016 until Sunset Tuesday, July 19, 2016 ~ By Presidential Proclamation Flags are to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the attack in Nice, France.

Grand Opening for Green Resource Center on July 27

The City’s new Green Resource Center will have its Grand Opening on July 27, 1:00 pm, at Edmonds City Hall, 2nd floor.  All are welcome to attend the event.

 The Green Resource Center will provide information about “green construction” and sustainability.   (Green construction is a term for environmentally-friendly building techniques and materials.)  Because the space is part of the City’s development permit center, it will be visited by many people.

 The project started over two years ago, championed by then-City Councilmember Strom Peterson.  Mr. Peterson, now a state representative, as well as Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling, will speak at the Grand Opening.

 The Green Resource Center is the result of a remodel, which opened the second floor lobby to daylight and added public space, including for displays about energy efficiency, solar access, and stormwater management.

PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND

DATE: Wednesday July 27, 2016

TIME:  1:00 PM

LOCATION: City Hall - 2nd Floor, 121 5th Avenue North, Edmonds

Parks & Recreation: NEW Registration System Coming August 2016

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Parks & Recreation: NEW Registration System Coming August 2016 
July 29 Final day to register onlinefor summer programs but in-person and phone-in still available; August 1 & 2 All patrons are encouraged to create their new account & explore the new system ACTIVE Net® (registration will not be taken these days); August 3 Fall registration opens 12am for online regsitration and 9am for in-person and phone-in. MORE DETAILS

Stormwater Code Update - Public Meetings July 20, 2016

The City is required to update our stormwater code by December 31, 2016 to meet the minimum requirements of the 2014 Ecology Stormwater Manual.  This includes reviewing and revising all development-related codes, rules, and standards to incorporate and require Low Impact Development (LID) principles and best management practices to make LID the preferred and commonly used approach to site development.  The goal is to infiltrate, disperse, and retain stormwater runoff onsite to the extent feasible.  For more information click HERE.

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We hope you will join us for one of the following meetings:

Date:  July 20, 2016

Place: Public Works - Operations and Maintenance Facility
         7110 - 210th St SW, Edmonds WA 98026

Time: 3pm - Developers, contractors, engineers and stormwater design professionals
         5pm - General public, including homeowners, business owners and residents

City Council Reinstates Human Resource Director Position

(Edmonds – WA) After almost five years without the dedicated position of a Human Resources Director, the Mayor's proposal to reinstate this position was passed 6-1 at the City Council meeting last night. After some discussion, it was evident that a majority of the Council felt like it was time to bring this position back. read more

Mayor Earling Calls Dallas Police Shootings 'Heartbreaking'; Urges Community to Increase Efforts to Promote Tolerance and Respect for All

(Edmonds, WA) –In wake of last night’s deadly shootings of 5 police officers in Dallas, Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling issued a statement today calling for the Edmonds community to unite in support of their local police and to increase efforts to promote a more tolerant and diverse community for all. read more

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