Public comment period has been extended to November 14, 2018 Seattle Parks and Recreation has just released revised plans for a pilot project that will guide future policy regarding “new uses” in park greenspaces. This pilot will install a mountain … Continue reading Park Natural Areas Must be Preserved!
(Update 5/17/2018: We sent another letter to Councilman Rob Johnson (and the Planning, Land Use & Zoning Committee), urging them to further strengthen the “Trees for All” proposal by adopting the 6″ DPH criteria for tree permitting. If adopted, we … Continue reading Support Strengthening Seattle’s Tree Policy NOW
This guest post is from artist, naturalist and Seattle Nature Alliance member, D. Nordin. I routinely walk every day. These walks usually amount to a brisk 4 to 6 miles. These walks typically occur in the morning, and more often … Continue reading Stillness (the art of traveling far in a short distance)
Seattle needs to protect its park natural areas so future generations will have daily access to wild nature. Continue reading Will Seattle Keep its Urban Wild?
In October, interim Mayor Tim Burgess signed an Executive Order strengthening Seattle’s protections for trees on private property. The order increases penalties for illegal tree cutting and will develop a fee-in-lieu program to help mitigate tree loss and preserve tree … Continue reading 30% or Bust: Towards a Stronger Tree Policy
An organized group is lobbying to convert part of the park into an arts campus. We oppose such a drastic change to the park’s current use and purpose as a natural area park. Please help us by signing and sharing … Continue reading Protect Discovery Park!