(Exciting news for Seattle. Cooper’s Hawks have settled in, building nests in parks and greenbelts throughout the city. The much disputed Cheasty Greenspace is now on record as having the most productive nest in the city, with 22 fledglings in … Continue reading Cooper’s Hawks Make Themselves at Home
Why post a bird list from the middle of Seattle, in the middle of the summer? It’s usually a relatively slow time for birders. What makes this especially notable is its location – and the controversy surrounding it. Cheasty Greenspace … Continue reading Fantastic Breeding Bird list for Cheasty–summer 2016
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!
On the last day of the Dark Sky Week, which serves as a way to educate people about light pollution and celebrate the natural wonders of the night sky, we thought it fitting to make a second attempt at getting … Continue reading Lights Out, Take 2
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