Monday, November 24, 2014

Global Biomimics Gather!

I just got back from the Biomimicry Network Leaders gathering in San Francisco - what an amazing experience! It felt like coming home to my extended family. A few quick highlights:

Photo by Alexandra Ramsden, Biomimicy Puget Sound

  • will be THE place to go for global network information, so be sure to bookmark and follow the page! As a network, we will have great access to post our events to this global stage, so contact Rachel or Amy if you want your event to be recognized.
  • We started the process of mapping our network and how ours relates to the global network, so be sure to contact us if you want to be included! 
  • We're collaborating on a global stage to share best practices for everything from genius of place and education initiatives to how to set up a network! So if you have a question or initiative you'd like to pursue, contact us!
  • We keep learning more about the global design challenge and will be planning some events around this in the coming year - visit the global design challenge site to learn more!  
  • Biomimicry San Diego network leader Tamsin Woolley-Barker's kickstarter campaign to fund her book "SuperOrganizations: Nature's Game-Changing Guide To Faster, Smarter, More Valuable Companies" was fully funded! So keep contributing to get your copy!  
I'd love to tell you all about it, so contact me to learn more!

Monday, November 10, 2014

How Does Nature...? A Lesson in Biomimicry

Find out how to use AskNature to guide sustainable solutions in this new webinar!

Wednesday, November 12

Do you have a tough design challenge that you want to look to nature to help solve? AskNature, the world's most comprehensive catalog of nature's solutions to design challenges, can help!

Join the Biomimicry Institute's Gretchen Hooker and Jen Schill on November 12 at 9 AM MST (11 AM EST/8 AM PST) to learn how to use AskNature to identify sustainable solutions. During this one-hour webinar, brought to you by the Disruptive Innovation Festival, you'll learn how to use AskNature to get inspired while exploring a design challenge and gaining a greater understanding of biomimicry.

Don't miss this opportunity for a step-by-step introduction to AskNature and how you can apply this tool to design a healthier planet.

Learn more and register here.