As the year draws to a close, we find ourselves reflecting back on the year. In doing so, we couldn’t help but to come up with our own ‘top ten list’. Not really a ‘top’ ten, but more of a … Continue reading The End of Another Year
It is the end of the year, and the shortest of days. Not something to crow about. I recently watched the two juvenile Ravens that hatched in Lincoln Park this past summer, calling incessantly, and following each other devotedly, as they … Continue reading Dark Days
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?
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
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