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Teaming for Climate Action Today!

  • South Whidbey High School Commons 5675 Maxwelton Rd Langley, WA 98260 (map)

A Whidbey Earth & Ocean Month Kick-off Event

Learn real steps you, your family, your neighbors, and your friends can take—as a team—for climate action today!

Featuring resources and information from over a dozen organizations, kids activities, live music, and a community of action.

Learn more about the Taming Bigfoot Carbon Footprint Challenge and how you can participate!

Keynote Speaker: Peter Morton, Langley City Council, former VP at Boeing

“Call to Action: Families, Neighbors, Communities”

Climate change is upon us, driving the call to action at a very personal level. We must each also work together from the neighborhood to the globe against this challenge. The question is, ‘how’?”

Peter M. Morton’s 61-year career has been predominantly in aviation, including pilot and maintenance training, flight deck design, marketing, program management and executive management.   His passion for flight has not dwindled since retirement as the Vice President of Human Relations from Boeing - he consults in aviation training, flight operations, air traffic management, unmanned aircraft and flight data monitoring.  And he’s a passionate mentor for youth in aviation.   

He also cares passionately about the health of Earth, campaigning for recent carbon fee initiatives and leading the decision by Langley's City Council to endorse I1631.  He is a born collaborator and since moving to the island, his notion we are much more effective  “working together” has translated into a foray into politics.   He currently serves as a member of the Langley City Council.

Before and after the presentation, visit tables from over a dozen organizations to learn how to get involved, take action, and team up to make a difference!

Participating Organizations:

  • Good Cheer Thrift Store & Food Bank

  • Greening Congregations & Taming Bigfoot

  • Island County Recycling & Hazardous Waste

  • Island Transit

  • Organic Farm School

  • Puget Sound Energy

  • South Whidbey Tilth

  • Whidbey Camano Land Trust

  • Whidbey Watershed Stewards

  • WSU Waste Wise

  • Zero Waste Whidbey

Earlier Event: May 11
Prairie Days (Second Weekend)