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Wed, March 17, 7 pm Zoom Program: Living with a Green Roof - a World of Surprises!

posted Feb 25, 2021, 7:12 PM by Roxie Rochat   [ updated Mar 16, 2021, 4:29 PM ]
by Janet Hall and Nicole Luce.

Discover what a living roof is and what an amazing ecosystem it becomes — whether you want to install one or understand and appreciate their value!  Learn the ins and outs of what a living roof is during a ZOOM presentation Wednesday, March 17. at 7 pm. Janet Hall, former WSU Extension Island County Waste Wise Program coordinator, and her spouse, Nicole Luce, will lead you on the journey of what a living roof has to offer as wildlife habitat and protection of our natural resources. Janet and Nicole built their sustainable house in 2006. One important component was to install a living roof. The learning curve was steep but worth the effort. The presentation will discuss the benefits of green roofing, which include waste diversion, stormwater management, and energy efficiency.

This meeting will not be recorded for viewing afterwards, so we really hope you can join us live.

When: March 17, 2021 07:00 PM Pacific Time
Topic: Living with a Green Roof by
Janet Hall & Nicole Luce

Click this link to register in advance for this Zoom Meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkcOutqjsuHdUmX10pF13M6xy__KI343g_

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Nicole Luce has lived on Whidbey Island for over 25 years with her wife, Janet. While passionate about forests during a career in the Pacific Northwest with the US Forest Service, her wonder of living on an island and her love and understanding of the Salish Sea and its fragile ecosystems has grown strong through active volunteering with the Beach Watchers/Sound Water Stewards of Island County, and similar organizations that educate and steward our maritime communities.

Janet retired from Washington State Parks in 2018. She worked as an Interpretive Specialist in the Central Whidbey Area. Before the Parks, she worked 20 years as an Environmental Educator and Volunteer Coordinator for WSU/Island County Waste Wise program. Janet is on the Whidbey Camano Land Trust Board and an active volunteer with Whidbey Audubon. Her living roof experience spans 10 years of research and five years of living with and maintaining a living roof.
Janet has a BS in Forest Management and a MS in Forest Fire Science. She worked for several forest management agencies/industry: a private timber company, National Forest Service (NFS) and the PNW research branch of the NFS for 13 years.

The Camano Wildlife Habitat Project, sponsored by Friends of Camano Island Parks, hosts public presentations the third Wednesday of the month. For information about the Zoom link to the program or about the Camano Wildlife Habitat Project, sponsored by Friends of Camano Island Parks, www.camanowildlifehabitat.orgcall 360-387-2236, or email camanowildlifehabitat@gmail.com

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