Department News

New Article by the Georgia Straight: Watersheds of Cascadia revealed in map created by organization that challenges colonial narratives

New Article by the Georgia Straight: Watersheds of Cascadia revealed in map created by organization that challenges colonial narratives

The Department of Bioregion received a wonderful mention in a new article by Charlie Smith with the Vancouver based Georgia Straight titled “Watersheds of Cascadia revealed in map created by an organization that challenges colonial narratives”.

Department of Bioregion has a wonderful meeting with Bioregional Learning Center of Devonshire

Department of Bioregion has a wonderful meeting with Bioregional Learning Center of Devonshire

The Cascadia Department of Bioregion was excited to meet with members of the Bioregional Learning Center in the South Devon Bioregion in the United Kingdom. One of the primary focuses of the meeting was sharing skills and knowledge regarding our two groups, and building a global model of collaboration as we move forward.

Department of Bioregion has productive meeting with California National Party

Department of Bioregion has productive meeting with California National Party

The Cascadia Department of Bioregion had a very pleasant meeting with representatives of the California National Party. It was great to be able to make introductions, share a bit about each others past histories and movement histories, and talk about pitfalls and strategies for success. It was interesting also to hear of their challenges with fallout regarding Russia and the various different groups working actively for an independent California, and how they are working together as a movement to overcome these hurtles.

2019 Cascadia Convergence: Event Recap

2019 Cascadia Convergence: Event Recap

The 2019 Cascadia Convergence took place July 5-7th at the North River Reserve in Brooklyn Washington, and was a wonderful time for Cascadians to come together to connect, share and learn. This year saw vendors from around the region, a 30 foot yurt being raised as a future classroom, and discussions by Free Cascadia, Your Cascadia, the Department of Bioregion, Olympia Ecotopians, and Seattle CascadiaNow on creating a centralized backbone for coordinating ideas, resources and events. The Department of Bioregion also provided the Cascadia Bus to help get everything down there.

Seattle Sounders reveal massive Cascadia Rainbow TIFO Display for Pride Month against Vancouver Whitecaps

Seattle Sounders reveal massive Cascadia Rainbow TIFO Display for Pride Month against Vancouver Whitecaps

The Emerald City Supporters and the Seattle Sounders FC revealed a massive rainbow Cascadia TIFO display in their pregame opening against the Vancouver Whitecaps on the evening of June 30th.

Introducing Cascadia Karen - Using her powers for Good!

Introducing Cascadia Karen - Using her powers for Good!

Meet Cascadia Karen! Cascadia Karen is a work-a-day superhero. Between the school run, organic gardening, yoga and Bunco, she makes time to protect the Cascadian way of life. She realized that with great power comes great responsibility, so she is here to shine a light on how local businesses and citizens can live up to Cascadian values. Don’t worry, as a women of a certain age, she’s not afraid to talk to the Man-ager.

Seattle Cascadia PRIDE Contingent! June 30th

Seattle Cascadia PRIDE Contingent! June 30th

Join Cascadia in our Seattle Pride Parade contingent! This year we are excited partner with the Cascadia Glamcox, the Latinx led Intim@ Cabaret, and the creation of a 40ft mural commemorating Sylvia Riviera and Marsha P. Johnson for the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

Cascadia Football issues strong statement of anti-racism and discrimination

Cascadia Football issues strong statement of anti-racism and discrimination

The Cascadia Association Football Federation took a strong stand with the three Cascadia team supporter groups against racism and discrimination by issuing a strong statement on Wednesday in regards to recent events.

Cascadia wins Chagos Island match 6 to 3

Cascadia wins Chagos Island match 6 to 3

Cascadia Football was very excited to win their first ever international friendly at Whyteleafe FC against Chagos Islands this past weekend. The match took place on May 25th in Surrey, the United Kingdom and was the first time Cascadia played an international friendly.

Defining Cascadia: Crossing borders to improve ecology, economy, and the arts in the Pacific Northwest

Defining Cascadia: Crossing borders to improve ecology, economy, and the arts in the Pacific Northwest

View the full video of the Defining Cascadia: Crossing borders to improve ecology, economy, and the arts in the Pacific Northwest Panel DIscussion hosted at Horizon Books on May 17th 2019. The Cascadia Dept of Bioregion was proud to partner with Cascadia Magazine and Upzones Podcast to present a panel discussion about thinking beyond borders in Cascadia.

Happy Cascadia Day! 2019 Roundup in Pictures

Happy Cascadia Day! 2019 Roundup in Pictures

2019 Cascadia Day in pictures! See some of the hundreds of pictures, photos, celebrations from around the bioregion. Every year, we celebrate May 18th as Cascadia Day, a day to celebrate the unique culture and dynamism that makes this region so special. Hundreds of people shared posts, pictures, photos and local businesses, libraries, elected officials and public areas put up displays and gave shout outs.

The Department of Bioregion is proud to partner with the University of Washington StatCom Program

The Department of Bioregion is proud to partner with the University of Washington StatCom Program

The Cascadia Department of Bioregion is excited to announce our partnership with the student run StatCom program at the University of Washington. StatCom is a student-run volunteer organization that provides statistical consulting services to community and governmental groups.

Cascadia Culture Week Resource Kit

Cascadia Culture Week Resource Kit

Cascadia Culture week is May 17th - May 26th this year. With it comes an opportunity to educate and celebrate our beautiful bioregion. We hope each of you join us in celebrating Cascadia Culture Week, the time before and after Cascadia Day each year in which we celebrate the incredible diversity and culture that make this region so wonderful.

Welcome to Cascadia Culture Week!

Welcome to Cascadia Culture Week!

Cascadia Culture week happens every year the week before and after Cascadia Day. We invite every Cascadian to join with us and celebrate the wonderful and unique culture that makes the Pacific Northwest of North America so special, and to use it as a time to reflect and share with friends. With Culture Week, it comes an opportunity to educate and celebrate our beautiful bioregion.

Diplomat Introduction: Jay T. Conrad

Diplomat Introduction: Jay T. Conrad

Jay T. Conrad, a genderqueer DIY artist, photographer and videographer, has joined the Dept of Bioregion as Seasquatch of Communications. We’re excited to have Jay join our team of passionate bioregionalists! Learn more about them in introductory interview.

Cascadia Magazine Presents Defining Cascadia Panel Discussion: Crossing borders to improve ecology, economy, and the arts in the Pacific Northwest

Cascadia Magazine Presents Defining Cascadia Panel Discussion: Crossing borders to improve ecology, economy, and the arts in the Pacific Northwest

For Cascadia Culture Week - Cascadia Magazine and UpZones Podcast present a public panel discussion about thinking beyond borders in Cascadia