Dear Sky Valley Residents,
Happy and safe holidays to you and your family!
SVENA stands for Skykomish Valley Environmental & Economic Alliance. Our mission is to protect an environmentally and economically sustainable future of the Skykomish River Valley. We are working towards. You can find more information at our website svena.org.
SVENA does not affiliate with any political party but supports candidates who have similar goals and vision.
1. Spend your money wisely and support our mission of a safer, cleaner, healthier, more beautiful and economically sustainable Skykomish River Valley. Please donate or buy a SVENA family membership for $20 and include as many family members as you would like. Individual membership is $10. Funds can be sent by PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org. Membership and Donation Page
2. Congratulations to our endorsed candidate Rebecca Wolfe for winning the 2018 election race for a position of PUD #1 Commissioner, District 2. PUD website and District Map, Election Results.
3. On November 14, 2018 DNR auctioned CORNER TWO TIMBER SALE which was bought by Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI). Unit 1 of this timber sale is a naturally regenerated forest next to busy Hwy 2, a part of the Cascade Loop with over 5 million cars on it annually. This forest was looking for a buyer who could save it. This timber sale is on the county land. Unit 1 had a big potential to become a busy county park with your name on it. Minimum bid FOR BOTH units was $1,511,000. Full Map, Unit 1 Map, FPA# 2816522, Timber Notice of Sale.
4. Interesting Reads and a Video:
“Fall is a perfect season to try forest bathing”, National Forest Foundation 10-31-2018
“PNW woodlands will be less vulnerable to drought, fire than Rocky Mountain, Sierra forests”, Oregon State University 11-16-2018
“Camp Fire Paradise, California”, by Judy Abbott, Vimeo 11-20-2018
SVENA is working to bring a substantial value and benefit to the Skykomish Valley. Please support our efforts and visit SVENA website, become a sponsor or a member, join our Facebook Group, or simply click on a “Like” button at our Facebook page. Please spread the word, share this page with your family, friends and neighbors, let us know if you have questions / economic, public health or environmental concerns, interesting facts, photos, or if you would like to add someone to the mailing list or to opt out of receiving SVENA updates.
SVENA (Skykomish Valley Environmental & Economic Alliance)