Why are so many people opposed to opening natural areas to new uses? Here’s a few FAQs and our replies. If you agree, please sign our petition! Can’t we all just share nature together? Yes! That is the exactly the … Continue reading FAQs on Natural Area Policy
•No, we do not misunderstand this policy change. It effectively replaces the traditional policy of reserving natural areas for passive use, wildlife habitat, and ecosystem services with a policy that invites specialized-user groups to lay claim to natural areas for … Continue reading Seattle Nature Alliance answers its critics
We’ve been talking a lot about how Seattle’s Natural Areas should be for All People, and how Everyone deserves equitable access to nature. So, who is Everyone? The Seattle Nature Alliance maintains that Seattle’s natural area policy must be: Equitable Sustainable … Continue reading Who is Everyone?
Last Day to Comment on the Seattle Comprehensive Plan! Please send in your comments TODAY to the city. Email your comments directly to: email@example.com For ideas, see our comments below. If you don’t have time to read the entire DEIS document, you can always simply write something similar to ours, or state that you agree with our comments. Here’s what we submitted: _______________________________________ Comments to the Draft EIS – Seattle 2035 Submitted by Seattle Nature Alliance June 17, 2015 Seattle Nature Alliance offers our comments on the Draft EIS. The Alliance represents Seattle citizens interested in preserving and protecting Seattle … Continue reading Don’t Let Development Ruin Seattle!
Six Reasons You Should Sign Our Petition: Seattle Parks has drafted a new policy to open our Natural Areas and Greenspaces to unspecified “new uses”, including active sports installations like zipline courses, bike skills courses and more. We are trying … Continue reading Seattle Needs to Protect Urban Natural Areas
Last Friday, Nina the gorilla died after spending 47 years at the Woodland Park Zoo. I grew up in Seattle, and as a young girl in the 60s, I went to the Zoo just like any other American kid. At … Continue reading The Painful Side of Zoos