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Camano Island: Attract wildlife
Learn how dead trees create habitat for wildlife at a program offered by the Camano Wildlife Habitat Project.
Chris Anderson of the state Fish and Wildlife department plans to talk about how snags and dead trees are important in natural and landscaped settings.
The program is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Camano Multipurpose Center, 141 East Camano Drive.
People can earn how to assess and manage trees that might come down on their property, while considering the value to wildlife value.
More info: 360-387-2236, www.camanowildlifehabitat. org, email camanowildlife
Everett: Comment on wind turbine project
The city of Everett is seeking public comment on a proposal from the Snohomish County Public Utility District to install a 92-foot-tall wind turbine at 1802 75th St. SW.
The PUD is seeking a special use permit that would allow the utility to exceed the zoned 65-foot height maximum. The proposed turbine would include an 80-foot-tall tower and a 23-foot diameter blade.
For information about the FAA Obstruction Evaluation, contact the PUD at 425-783-8132.
More documents about the proposal are available at the Everett planning department at 2930 Wetmore Ave., 8-A.
That's also where to send written comments, which must be received by the city by Thursday.
More info: John Jimerson, 425-257-8731.
Marysville: Learn another language
Starting Monday, Marysville Parks and Recreation is offering Lango Spanish classes for kids age 18 months to 11 years.
Children learn Spanish through songs, games, crafts and other activities.
Class sessions run for 10 weeks and there are many class times available. The cost of the program is $129 and $20 for materials.
More info: Andrea Kingsford, Marysville Parks and Rec, 360-363-8401,
Mountlake Terrace: New tax panel members
The Mountlake Terrace City Council recently appointed four new members to the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee.
The panel determines how the city's hotel-motel tax money is distributed to groups to promote tourism and economic development in the city, per state law.
Mountlake Terrace's money comes from its only hotel, Studio 6, an extended-stay facility in the southern part of the city near the Cinebarre theater.
The four appointed to the panel are Ayesha Sheikh, Studio 6 general manager; Laura Peckinpaugh, Studio 6 operations manager; Cheryal Heppner, member of the Tour de Terrace Organization, and Carol McMahan, member of Friends of the Arts.
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