Past events

We organize several events per year

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...

Exploring the power of art and illustration in science storytelling

  From infographics to illustrations, images are an essential part of science communication. Pictures can explain concepts in a flash, illuminate a narrative or simply provide a quick visual thrill. But to many writers, the process of drawing, illustrating and telling...

Tour the Burke Museum Fish Collection

[metaslider id=8956] Natural history museums can only display a fraction of their treasures. The Burke Museum is no exception. It has more than 11 million preserved fish specimens from around the world, though many of them hail from the North Pacific Ocean, Bering...