Many thanks to everyone who supported us at Summer Fest 2017! We added lots of new members this year, and made some sales of artwork, books, and t-shirts that will help us cover expenses for our continued work. As an … Continue reading Thank You!
Seattle Parks and Recreation has released the long awaited People, Dogs, and Parks Plan draft, a document focused on updating the off leash dog policy in our city parks. The ‘draft‘ is very long (161 pages) and shows the extent … Continue reading People, Dogs, and Parks Plan – Draft plan released
On the last day of the Dark Sky Week, which serves as a way to educate people about light pollution and celebrate the natural wonders of the night sky, we thought it fitting to make a second attempt at getting … Continue reading Lights Out, Take 2
Showing up in pots around the yard, I wasn’t sure at first what they were, but took a guess they might be evergreen starts, so I dug up a few and put them in pots. I kept them under our … Continue reading Three little seedlings, and how they grew…
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
Privatization It is the recent push feared and fought by so many, over education policy to city infrastructure. Now it’s hit our public lands – our national lands, which we all own. The standoff at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has … Continue reading The Battle for Public Land: Malheur to Seattle