Mysterious die-off threatens Seward Park

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

Volunteer Park, Seattle

Seattle Asian Art Museum’s Expansion: Losing greenspace, one ‘good’ idea at a time

This guest post is an open letter  from Cass Turnbull (1951-2017), president of TreePac, and its board members. Also see below, for more information and upcoming meeting details: TreePAC is against the proposed expansion of the Seattle Asian Art Museum … Continue reading Seattle Asian Art Museum’s Expansion: Losing greenspace, one ‘good’ idea at a time

Fantastic Breeding Bird list for Cheasty–summer 2016

Why post a bird list from the middle of Seattle, in the middle of the summer? It’s usually a relatively slow time for birders. What makes this especially notable is its location – and the controversy surrounding it. Cheasty Greenspace … Continue reading Fantastic Breeding Bird list for Cheasty–summer 2016