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!
(Update 5/17/2018: We sent another letter to Councilman Rob Johnson (and the Planning, Land Use & Zoning Committee), urging them to further strengthen the “Trees for All” proposal by adopting the 6″ DPH criteria for tree permitting. If adopted, we … Continue reading Support Strengthening Seattle’s Tree Policy NOW
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?
In October, interim Mayor Tim Burgess signed an Executive Order strengthening Seattle’s protections for trees on private property. The order increases penalties for illegal tree cutting and will develop a fee-in-lieu program to help mitigate tree loss and preserve tree … Continue reading 30% or Bust: Towards a Stronger Tree Policy
Where do Seattle Mayoral and Council candidates stand on the issues? Come to the Seattle Candidate Forum Tuesday evening, October 3rd, to hear what Seattle’s candidates have to say about issues concerning land use, livability, open space, and protecting/expanding our … Continue reading Seattle Candidate Forum
(This is a guest post from Chuck Pell, who has observed the barred owls in Lincoln Park for many years. Click on the pictures to view larger versions) The Lincoln Park Barred Owls first came to my attention on a … Continue reading Lincoln Park Barred Owls