Past events

We organize several events per year

Wildfire Talks

 Note: First few minutes of presentation not available in recording above. Wildfires in the western United States have become increasingly more common. They burn through forests, damage the ecology and threaten property and lives. Even the careful science of tackling...

Share your Science workshop

Sunday, July 29 Naked City Brewery 8564 Greenwood Ave N. NSWA partnering with The People's Science on July 29 at Naked City Brewery to put on an interactive workshop and write-a-thon for effectively communicating science to the public. Scientists and researchers...

Summer Happy Hour with Solutions Journalism Network

We toasted the summer with our friends at the Solutions Journalism Network (SJN) on June 19 at Pono Ranch in Ballard. As a bonus, SJN will soon be giving away a travel stipend to attend the first-ever West Coast solutions Journalism conference on July 14 in...

When Salmon and Stormwater Pollution Collide: Tour the Green Solutions

  The Pacific Northwest is famous for both its salmon and rain, but when the two meet, it’s not always sunny. On May 16, members and guests learned about what happens when all that rain hits our cities and streets, washing thousands of pollutants into local waters and...

NSWA Science Trivia Night

Members and guests joined us April 18 for a science-themed trivia quiz night and social event at Floating Bridge Brewing in the U. District. This special NSWA-organized evening was hosted by the quizmasters at Geeks Who Drink and tested our knowledge of arcane facts...