After my statement at the Delridge District Community Meeting last week, about Seattle’s upcoming Off-Leash Plan, there were a few questions. Here are a few more. Do we support off-leash? Really? Yes. We really do. We also support leashed … Continue reading Seattle’s Off-Leash Plan
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?
(The following is a guest post from Connie Sidles) I spent Saturday, October 10, staffing a table at “Birds at the Burke,” the Burke Museum’s annual bird event. Museum staff had arranged one table with skins of extinct birds: a … Continue reading Responsibility
Last Sunday after finishing a gorgeous hike in Seward Park’s old-growth forest, I passed a young family just starting out on the trail. Their little boy was bouncing along with that pure kid-joy that makes your heart melt just to … Continue reading Why We Need Nature in Seattle
Hang on to your hat. Grab a pencil, a calendar, your favorite “smart” device, whatever – here goes… First, the ALERTS On Sept 23, at 9:30 AM, the Energy sub-committee of the Seattle City Council will discuss the selling off … Continue reading Alerts and Updates
The reaction to Seattle Parks’ proposed Supplemental Use Guidelines for Natural Areas and Greenspaces came swiftly, from all corners of the city. The first indication came during a period of extended and overwhelming testimony against the guidelines at the June … Continue reading Letters from Pelly Place