Seattle Nature Alliance has a booth at the fabulous Summer Fest in West Seattle again this year! We’ll be sharing what we’ve been working on this past year and talking about upcoming plans to preserve and protect Seattle’s wonderful urban … Continue reading See you at Summer Fest 2017!
(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
Update on the proposed expansion of the Asian Art Museum into Volunteer Park. A group of concerned citizens is pushing back hard against the proposal. They maintain it is wrong to use a landmark greenspace for a museum expansion. They are not opposing the much-needed interior renovations … Continue reading Protect Volunteer Park, please.
I was shocked when I first saw this die-off in 2015, and I contacted Paul Shannon of the Friends of Seward Park. He told me the forest stewards were aware of it and that they were alarmed. Since then, I have watched a section of once-lush understory turn into a dead zone, … Continue reading Mysterious die-off threatens Seward Park
(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