Seattle Parks and Rec is reviewing the off-leash dog policy, and will present a draft plan on January 1, 2016. Surprised? So were we—especially when we saw the range of options they are looking at. We have asked Parks to … Continue reading Dog Policy: SHARING Seattle’s Parks and Natural Areas?
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
There are a couple of new additions to Schmitz Park, signs encouraging appropriate use:Located at the SW Hines and the Admiral/Stevens entrances to the park, they are a reminder to visitors to treat the park gently and with respect, as “The Forest Floor is Alive”. Schmitz Park, at 53 acres, includes some beautiful riparian habitat created by Schmitz Park Creek, and it is home to one last stands of old growth forest left in Seattle. The interpretive signs were designed and donated to Schmitz Park by artist/writer/designer Denise Dahn. She is a Co-founder and Director of Seattle Nature Alliance and … Continue reading New Signs in Schmitz Park
Today we met with members of the Parks Department trail crew to talk about plans for trail maintenance at Schmitz Park. It was a glorious day, a perfect time to visit this jewel of a park. We had a wonderful … Continue reading Meetup at Schmitz Park