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Environmental Conference back at IslandWood Saturday

Renewable power, energy conservation and green transportation will be the focus of the 8th Annual Bainbridge Island Environmental Conference, "Positive Energy," which runs 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at IslandWood.

The conference, organized by the Association of Bainbridge Communities and Bainbridge Island Land Trust, will feature keynote speaker Rita Schenk, executive director of The Institute for Environmental Research and Education on Vashon Island.

State Sen. Phil Rockefeller will be on hand to discuss state policy and IslandWood Technology Coordinator Clancy Wolfe will give a presentation explaining carbon footprints. Several moderated discussions will be held throughout the day.

For late registration, contact Connie Waddington at connie.waddington@att.net or 842-9483.

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