Tag Archive for Environment

We’re each 1 in 10 Million

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This week we’re delighted to welcome a special guest blogger – one of our girls! Do you have a story you’d like to share? Email Lily if you’d like to be a guest blogger or if you have a tale to tell! With that, we’ll turn the reins over to Shaheerah to recount an incredible trip she took last month:

I’m Shaheerah, my friend Sophie and I were the two girls that were selected from Washington State to be a part of this spectacular event, the Girls’ World Forum. Read more

Bellingham area girls’ Orca expedition

Getting Ready for Adventure

Living in the Pacific Northwest, whales are a big part of our natural world; however, many girls never get the chance to actually see whales. Thanks to the generosity of Captain Terry Buzzard of Island Mariner Cruises and the Everett O. Williams Foundation, our girls in the Bellingham area were able to enter a drawing where they could win a trip on a whale watching tour. Girls from five troops were selected in the drawing and won tickets for the trip: Troop #43653, Troop #42988, Troop #43525, Troop #52016 and Troop #42579! This week the winners got to claim their prize and more than 70 girls, parents, volunteers and staff headed to the San Juan Islands to try their luck at spotting whales! Read more

Planting trees to help protect salmon!

Whatcom Girl Scouts Help Restore Watersheds

Here in the Northwest, we’re pretty keen on all things salmon-related! As part of the It’s Your Planet – Love It! Journey, our Girl Scouts learn how they can take action to be personal stewards of the environment, helping make the earth a healthy, happy and overall better place. Read more