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September 2020

RainWise Contractor Academy, September 1 – November 19, 2020

September 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Apply by July 31st at 5:00 p.m.: http://bit.ly/RainWiseAcademy Program runs from September 1st to November 19th with classes held remotely by computer on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-8pm.  SPU is offering 48-hours of free training to help you become an independent contractor for Seattle’s RainWise Program. RainWise contractors run their own businesses installing rain gardens and cisterns on private property in the City of Seattle. Selected applicants will receive 48-hours of intensive training over 12 weeks.  Class size is…

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Northwest Green Home Tour

September 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Please join us for the Northwest Green Home Tour! This year, the tour is a FREE live virtual event on September 12-13th. You’ll have the chance to visit a wide variety of new and remodeled green homes; from kitchen remodels to backyard cottages, whole-house remodels to new multi-family townhomes with features including rain gardens, reclaimed materials, solar panels, electric vehicle charging, window treatments and zero energy homes. Register today to design your unique experience and select the sites you want…

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How to Get RainWise Webinar & Contractor Meet Up!

September 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online Webinar

In this webinar you'll learn the basics of the RainWise program, hear from a homeowner about their experience, and have a chance to ask our panelists questions. After the presentation, you’ll have the opportunity to meet 3 of our RainWise contractors in  breakout rooms to ask them specific questions about your home and potential projects. Registration required: https://bit.ly/RWSept17

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RainWise and Salmon See-son! Webinar

September 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Online Webinar
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In this webinar, you will learn about human influence on local and regional salmon runs, and what role a RainWise installation at your home may have in supporting local fish and the marine mammals that count on them as a food source. Time and interest permitting, we’ll also discuss salmon ecology, how to identify between salmon species, and our recommendations for Covid-responsible salmon viewing locations to visit this fall.  Registration required: https://bit.ly/Sept29Web

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October 2020

How to Get RainWise Webinar & Contractor Meet Up!

October 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Online Webinar

In this webinar you'll learn the basics of the RainWise program, hear from a homeowner about their experience, and have a chance to ask our panelists questions. After the presentation, you’ll have the opportunity to meet 3 of our RainWise contractors in  breakout rooms to ask them specific questions about your home and potential projects.  Registration required: https://bit.ly/RWOct14

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All About Cisterns! Webinar

October 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Online Webinar
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Rains are coming...learn about how cisterns help stop polluted runoff! In this webinar, you will learn about cisterns, large above-ground containers used to collect roof water. You’ll also get to hear about their benefits in Seattle, specifically how they help reduce combined sewer overflows and how they can be used for summer landscape irrigation.  Registration required: https://bit.ly/Oct29Web

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November 2020

Cistern Contractor Meetup

November 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Webinar

Like our in-person workshops, we will have a short presentation, then introduce the contractors and have an open Q&A. For the remainder of time, we will split the contractors up into different "breakout rooms" and customers will be able to talk to them and ask questions about your potential cistern projects.  Registration required: https://bit.ly/Nov9MeetUp

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Become a RainWise Contractor: Three Day Orientation (English), Day 1

November 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

November 17th, 18th, 19th, 2020 6-7:30pm FREE three-day orientation for Contractors and Landscape Professionals to learn the requirements to install cisterns and/or rain gardens on private property in specific Seattle neighborhoods through RainWise, a City of Seattle and King County rebate program. This three-day orientation is a required prerequisite for all who wish to qualify to perform RainWise installations. For more information and to register: http://bit.ly/Nov2020RWContractor   This Orientation is for English-speaking Contractors. For Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese Language, please…

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Become a RainWise Contractor: Three Day Orientation (English), Day 2

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

November 17th, 18th, 19th, 2020 6-7:30pm FREE three-day orientation for Contractors and Landscape Professionals to learn the requirements to install cisterns and/or rain gardens on private property in specific Seattle neighborhoods through RainWise, a City of Seattle and King County rebate program. This three-day orientation is a required prerequisite for all who wish to qualify to perform RainWise installations. For more information and to register: http://bit.ly/Nov2020RWContractor   This Orientation is for English-speaking Contractors. For Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese Language, please…

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Become a RainWise Contractor: Three Day Orientation (English), Day 3

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

November 17th, 18th, 19th, 2020 6-7:30pm FREE three-day orientation for Contractors and Landscape Professionals to learn the requirements to install cisterns and/or rain gardens on private property in specific Seattle neighborhoods through RainWise, a City of Seattle and King County rebate program. This three-day orientation is a required prerequisite for all who wish to qualify to perform RainWise installations. For more information and to register: http://bit.ly/Nov2020RWContractor   This Orientation is for English-speaking Contractors. For Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese Language, please…

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