A critical meeting on zoning and parks for West Seattleites. Continue reading Meeting for Zoning and Parks
City Council’s proposed legislation to allow camping in Seattle Parks must be stopped. There are few human activities that will impact an urban forest as much as camping. This recent camp in Magnuson Park was in place less than a month, and now the … Continue reading No Camping in Seattle Parks!
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?
•No, we do not misunderstand this policy change. It effectively replaces the traditional policy of reserving natural areas for passive use, wildlife habitat, and ecosystem services with a policy that invites specialized-user groups to lay claim to natural areas for … Continue reading Seattle Nature Alliance answers its critics
Passive Uses are: Universal – uses that are available to virtually everyone Compatible – they are compatible with other passive uses and with the other living creatures that depend upon the land for habitat. Free – they do not require … Continue reading Passive Use, a Thin Green Line