(The following is a guest post from Connie Sidles) I spent Saturday, October 10, staffing a table at “Birds at the Burke,” the Burke Museum’s annual bird event. Museum staff had arranged one table with skins of extinct birds: a … Continue reading Responsibility
Hang on to your hat. Grab a pencil, a calendar, your favorite “smart” device, whatever – here goes… First, the ALERTS On Sept 23, at 9:30 AM, the Energy sub-committee of the Seattle City Council will discuss the selling off … Continue reading Alerts and Updates
The reaction to Seattle Parks’ proposed Supplemental Use Guidelines for Natural Areas and Greenspaces came swiftly, from all corners of the city. The first indication came during a period of extended and overwhelming testimony against the guidelines at the June … Continue reading Letters from Pelly Place
The conflict over putting a mountain bike park in Cheasty Greenspace has brewed for over a year and a half now. Seattle Parks just issued a Determination of Non Significance (DNS) – basically saying that there will be no adverse … Continue reading Is Parks being straight with the public?
To say we were happy would be a serious understatement. We had worked for so long and so hard, raising money for these signs with our initial membership drive. And there they were – two of ’em, in the ground, … Continue reading New Signs in Lincoln Park
When a public organization makes an occasional misstep, it is forgiven. But when it makes repeated blunders in the face of consistent public feedback, well Seattle, we have a problem. Many people agree, and so do many organizations. The following … Continue reading Many Voices