DiverLaura and Village Green team up against Tox-Ick


DATE 07/19/2013

Contact: Laura James
Co-Director, www.Tox-Ick.org

E-Mail: laura@tox-ick.org
Phone: (206) 297-7002 X 109

Village Green and DiverLaura team up to Fight Tox-Ick

PHOTO/MEDIA OP: RAIN GARDEN tour of WHITE CENTER followed by UNDERWATER VIDEO FOOTAGE of POLLUTED RUNOFF and a presentation “Don’t Feed the Monster – 7 Simple Actions to PROTECT and help RESTORE Puget Sound”

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:  Puget Sound needs YOU!  Come learn what you can do to PROTECT and RESTORE our local waterways.  Become a Tox-Ick.org Ambassador and help us spread the word.

WHEN: July 20, 2013 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.  Rain Garden tours will be held from 10am to 4pm.

WHERE: Village Green Perennial Nursery –  10223 26th Ave SW Seattle WA, 98146    206-767-7735

WHAT: Tox-Ick Presentation following the Village Green Tour of Rain Gardens in White Center.

WHY: Rain Gardens are a very important tool in the fight against polluted runoff.  This tour will give people a chance to learn more about how you can beautify your surroundings while also doing great things to protect and preserve Puget Sound.  By teaming up with Tox-Ick.org together we can communicate more clearly the problem of POLLUTED RUNOFF, by not only showing what we are doing to protect Puget Sound, what we are protecting (Video of Underwater Marine life) but also what we are protecting it from (Video of Storm Drains flowing into Puget Sound).

MORETox-Ick.org is a program of Sustainable West Seattle.  Partners in this event include Village Green Perennials, Rainwise Program from King County, Sustainable Seattle, Stewardship Partners.

For a complete list of sponsors and event flier: http://villagegreenpn.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/WSPermies-poster-VGTG.jpg