events

Highlights from NSWA events, tours, and field trips
Happy Hour with Book Author Ben Goldfarb

Happy Hour with Book Author Ben Goldfarb

Sept 18th: Join NSWA members for drinks and a chat with author Ben Goldfarb about his new book Crossings: How Road Ecology is Changing the Future of Our Planet

Eastern Washington Trip

June 22: *Update* Apologies to everyone, but we hope to have more trips and hikes and east-side activities again in the near future.

Hike the Dungeness Spit!

Hike the Dungeness Spit!

May 28th: Join NSWA Board member Starre Vartan for a hike of this unusual Olympic Peninsula landmark and national wildlife refuge!

BioBlitz at Seward Park

April 30: Help show the world how biodiverse our region is by joining the Northwest Science Writers Association for BioBlitz 2023!

2023 Holiday Party and Annual Membership Meeting

NSWA members gathered around a fire at last year's holiday party.   NSWA's 2023 Annual Member Event and Holiday Party *** 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. PT Friday, January 20 The Collective Seattle 400 Dexter Ave N #120, Seattle, WA 98109 [map]   Please join us...

Nanotechnology: The Science, Its Impact, and How to Communicate About It

Nanotechnology: The Science, Its Impact, and How to Communicate About It

Watch the recording from our September 15 event — an informal virtual conversation with Elizabeth Nance, PhD. Also joining us are blogger Phuong Nguyen and Instagrammer Sydney Floryanzia, who are Nance lab PhD students. The covered nanotechnology basics, translation,...

Bullitt Center: Touring the Greenest Commercial Building in the World

Bullitt Center: Touring the Greenest Commercial Building in the World

Join Northwest Science Writers Association for a tour of the Bullitt Center, a commercial building located in Seattle, Washington. Designed in 2013 to be the greenest commercial building in the world, it features geothermal wells, vacuum toilets, regenerative...

Virtual Happy Hour for Oregonians

Virtual Happy Hour for Oregonians

Attention, NSWA members in Portland, Eugene, Salem, and the rest of the Beaver State! On Wednesday night, August 24th at 7 p.m. PST NSWA will be hosting a special virtual get-together for the Oregonians among us. This first meeting will hopefully include discussion of...

Book Launch: At Home on an Unruly Planet

Join Northwest Science Writers Association and Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum for a celebration of Madeline Ostrander's brand new nonfiction book, At Home on an Unruly Planet (Holt). A series of deeply reported, vivid, and hopeful accounts of American communities...

So, You Want to Write a Book…

Do you have a book inside bursting to get out? Do you have a really really long magazine piece that you suspect might actually be a book? Well, come hear from those who have walked the long slog of book publishing from proposal to print. These NSWA insiders will tip...

Best Practices For Communicating Health Data

Best Practices For Communicating Health Data

https://youtu.be/BKjuhXh7_g8 Free webinar: Wednesday, April 20, 6:30-7:30 Pacific Health data helps us understand public health trends, make good decisions about our own care, and inform new laws and regulations. But reporting on health-related numbers in accurate,...