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!
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?
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!
Update on the proposed expansion of the Asian Art Museum into Volunteer Park. A group of concerned citizens is pushing back hard against the proposal. They maintain it is wrong to use a landmark greenspace for a museum expansion. They are not opposing the much-needed interior renovations … Continue reading Protect Volunteer Park, please.
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
Cass Turnbull (1951-2017) , founder of Plant Amnesty and TreePac, and Seattle’s preeminent spokesperson for the importance of all things tree, has written a thoughtful article, “No Place for Old Trees”, outlining what’s at stake and what’s in store for Seattle, … Continue reading No Place for Old Trees