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
A misplaced trail could damage forest restoration areas. You can help by emailing the city! Continue reading Help Martha Washington Park!
Over 150 trees belonging to the City of Seattle (aka ‘all of us’) and under the stewardship of the Seattle Parks & Recreation Department, were recently cut down, illegally. As the investigation unfolded, it was discovered that the incident had … Continue reading City View, Nothing New
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