I was shocked when I first saw this die-off in 2015, and I contacted Paul Shannon of the Friends of Seward Park. He told me the forest stewards were aware of it and that they were alarmed. Since then, I have watched a section of once-lush understory turn into a dead zone, … Continue reading Mysterious die-off threatens Seward Park
A critical meeting on zoning and parks for West Seattleites. Continue reading Meeting for Zoning and Parks
City Council’s proposed legislation to allow camping in Seattle Parks must be stopped. There are few human activities that will impact an urban forest as much as camping. This recent camp in Magnuson Park was in place less than a month, and now the … Continue reading No Camping in Seattle Parks!
A misplaced trail could damage forest restoration areas. You can help by emailing the city! Continue reading Help Martha Washington Park!
Did you know Seattle’s Off-Leash Policy is under review? Your favorite park could become open range for free-running dogs. The Parks Department calls the concept “Variable Hours”, meaning some locations in some parks might allow off-leash at certain times of … Continue reading Seattle should not approve off-leash in natural parks
I love Seattle weather. I guess it helps that I’m a native, and I’ve learned how to cope with it. It boils down to two things: appropriate clothing, and a willingness to go outside every day, rain or shine. … Continue reading Survival Guide to Seattle Weather