CascadiaNow! is excited to announce that we are expanding our programming to begin work on a "Cascadia Bioregional Passport" that will help to educate and celebrate our incredible bioregion.
In a season of many challenges, the Vancouver Whitecaps were able to end on a positive note, with a solid 4-1 victory over the Portland Timbers, clinching the Cascadia Cup Championship, and knocking their rivals out of the running for the MLS Cup Playoffs.
A cross-boarder meeting for " The Emerging Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference" was launched in Vancouver, British Columbia over the weekend of September 19th-21st. The conference brought together government and business leaders to explore the potential for partnerships in education, transportation, university research in a new example of cross-border collaboration.
Join us as we put together our first "Made In Cascadia" regional directory! "Made in Cascadia" is a project dedicated to raising awareness of groups, organizations, and businesses that are made or grown in the Cascadia bioregion. Help us connect sustainable and ethically produced goods with awesome Cascadians around the Pacific Northwest.
"Reducing the need to travel, and encouraging low and zero carbon modes of transport to reduce emissions." (From One Living Planet) Cascadia Makes It Work: Interview with Seth Stark from the Washington State Department of Transportation
Eric Seitz is a street nurse and volunteer with the Vocal-WA needle exchange program as well as helping homeless youth and inmates. Seitz was once a drug user living on the streets until his young niece made him change his mind. He decided to dedicate his life to helping others who are in the same situation he was once in many years ago.
A poem by CascadiaNow! Ambassador Wally du Temple inspired by the interviews by Earl K. Pollon and S. S. Matheson conducted with native Sekanni peoples who were negatively effected by the flooding of their communal homelands by the building of the W.A.C. Bennett Dam in BC, where another dam down stream, The Site ‘C’ Dam, is now being planned.
The very first of Vertical Generation's monthly Movement Events took place in September at the Seattle Bouldering Project with a group of fourteen 6th-12th graders from Mary’s Place, a homeless shelter for women and children.
When thinking of the lifestyle cultures that we share as part of the Cascadia community, agriculture culture is definitely one of the aspects that every Cascadian should be aware of if not a part of. With features like advantageous geographic features, weather conditions, and residents deeply invested in buying local, the Cascadia bioregion is an obviously place for an agriculture culture to develop.
“Using sustainable and healthy products, such as those with low embodied energy, sourced locally, made from renewable or waste resources.” (From One Living Planet)