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October 6 - October 27, 2021
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Theresa Hudgins

Puyallup Watershed Salmon Homecoming

"I stand in awe of trees!"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 250 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    420
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    2
    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    2
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill

Theresa's Actions

Simplicity

Core Values

Do at Home

We may find more meaning and joy in life when our actions are aligned with our personal values. I will determine what my top 3-5 core values are so that I can better align my actions with them.

Completed
One-Time Action

Water

Take the Puget Sound Pledge

If you are a business or organization in Pierce County, check out @salmonsafe Puget Sound Pledge. It’s a no-cost opportunity to commit to action for Puget Sound. http://pugetsoundpledge.org #raingarden #stormwater #pugetsoundstartshere

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Nature

See Spawning Salmon

I will look for salmon spawning in the watershed and share my observation on the Puyallup Watershed Salmon Homecoming's Facebook page @puyallupsamon or on Instagram @theprwc or submit my observation on iNaturalist.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

Do at Home

I will spend at least 60 minutes researching and weighing my options to see if a hybrid or electric vehicle makes sense for my lifestyle.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Transportation

Conduct Virtual Meetings

Do at Home

I will not travel for meetings and will instead conduct them virtually.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Buy From a Farmers Market

Do at Home

I will purchase produce and meat from a local farmers market or food co-op.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Meet My Local Farmers

I will visit my nearest farm to find out who produces my food, and will learn about the quality of life of those around the world who produce my food in order to make better choices when I shop.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

Do at Home

I will keep 1 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

Do at Home

I will spend 30 minutes researching environmental justice and environmental racism concerns in my region, who is affected by them, and local initiatives to address these concerns.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support Native Communities

Do at Home

I will use the resource links provided and spend 30 minutes learning about the native populations that lived in my area prior to colonization, and what I can do to support those that still exist.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Watch a Documentary about Racial Injustice

Do at Home

I will watch 1 documentary(ies) about systemic racism.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Nature

Join An Outdoor Project

I will join an outdoor restoration project in my community while observing best practices in my region for not spreading COVID-19.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Nature

Explore My Area

I will explore at least one new hiking trail or nature walk in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

Nature

Support Local Pollinators

Do at Home

At least 30% of crops and 90% of flowering plants rely on pollinators to produce fruit. I will spend 30 minutes researching which plants support local native pollinators and plant some in my yard.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Nature

Plant Trees

Do at Home

I will plant 1 tree(s) in my community, public parks, or backyard.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Nature

Practice Gratitude for Earth

Do at Home

I will spend 15 minute(s) per day outside, practicing gratitude (prayer, meditation, journaling, etc.) for Earth and my natural surroundings.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Get Involved in the Water Justice Movement

Do at Home

I will spend at least 30 minutes using the resources provided to learn about water justice and find out how I can get involved in local initiatives.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Water

Install a Low-Flow Showerhead

Do at Home

I will save up to 8 gallons (32 L) of water a day by installing a low-flow shower-head.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

Insulate Water Pipes and Water Heater

Do at Home

I will avoid wasting water while waiting for the shower or sink to heat up.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

Say No to Plastic Straws

Do at Home

An estimated 71% of seabirds and 30% of turtles have been found with plastics in their stomachs. When they ingest plastic, marine life has a 50% mortality rate. By asking for no straw when placing a drink order, I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Water

Fix Leaky Faucets

Do at Home

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 3 gallons (11 L) of water per faucet every day.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Water

Calculate My Water Footprint

Do at Home

I will calculate my Water Footprint to learn about my tap water use and "virtual water" use.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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    Theresa Hudgins 10/27/2021 5:37 PM
    Turned a trip for an appointment into a stop at a park to incorporate nature appreciation into our day.

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    Theresa Hudgins 10/25/2021 9:01 PM
    Joined the new Pledge Arena's pledge campaign, similar to this one, but on-going.

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    Theresa Hudgins 10/19/2021 7:35 PM
    Today I signed up to volunteer at the Senior Center and composted some fallen leaves.

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    Theresa Hudgins 10/11/2021 7:54 PM
    Hi Krystal, Thanks for being on here. I know you from my email inquiries  into our local WRIA.  There are a lot of fishermen out on the Green River today. Go Salmon!