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May 31

[ARCHIVED] Annual Meeting Highlights

The original item was published from May 31, 2016 8:47 AM to May 31, 2016 8:48 AM

Annual Meeting (web)
Micaela Cooley, HPC Program Coordinator, Ryan Mello, Executive Director, and Jeanette Dorner, District Board Chairwoman, happily present Maralise Hood Quan, Executive Director 
of the Center of Dialog & Resolution with our Partner of the Year award for their great work in 
supporting Community Gardens as spaces for conflict resolution within communities.

Over 150 Pierce Conservation District supporters showed up for our 2016 Annual Meeting, another great turnout for another great night of celebrating conservation! Arista did a great job of cooking up some delicious food to keep everyone happy as we celebrated our wonderful volunteers and partners.

Top 10With everyone’s bellies full, our Executive Director, Ryan Mello, provided a rundown of our Top 10 accomplishments of the year. Lara Whitely Binder, from the Climate Impacts Group gave a presentation on the local impacts we can expect from climate change. 2015 was a fantastic year and so far in 2016 we’re keeping the ball rolling!

The most important part of the night, however was in acknowledging our fantastic volunteers and supporting partners. We got to hear from each of them as we presented them with awards that were handcrafted by local artists.Awardees