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
(April 26 update: Seattle Parks has agreed to put up temporary fencing around the orchid for the event. Read on…) They’re back, if you know where to look. In Seattle’s Lincoln Park, Phantom Orchids are pushing up through the ground. Pretty … Continue reading They’re baaack, and they need help…
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