Last night, the Seattle Nature Alliance was invited to a PRO vs CON discussion for the Southeast Seattle District Council. Denise represented the CON side, and Susan Golub from the Park Policy Unit presented the PRO side. Each side presented … Continue reading Straight Talk from the Hot Seat
Some things don’t belong in an urban forest! Last week, a Seattle Times article touted the success of a commercial zip line in Bellevue’s Eastgate Park. The article seemed to imply that Seattle is missing out because zip lines are … Continue reading Why zip lines get us RILED
Why are so many people opposed to opening natural areas to new uses? Here’s a few FAQs and our replies. If you agree, please sign our petition! Can’t we all just share nature together? Yes! That is the exactly the … Continue reading FAQs on Natural Area Policy
•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
We’ve been talking a lot about how Seattle’s Natural Areas should be for All People, and how Everyone deserves equitable access to nature. So, who is Everyone? The Seattle Nature Alliance maintains that Seattle’s natural area policy must be: Equitable Sustainable … Continue reading Who is Everyone?
Last Day to Comment on the Seattle Comprehensive Plan! Please send in your comments TODAY to the city. Email your comments directly to: firstname.lastname@example.org For ideas, see our comments below. If you don’t have time to read the entire DEIS document, you can always simply write something similar to ours, or state that you agree with our comments. Here’s what we submitted: _______________________________________ Comments to the Draft EIS – Seattle 2035 Submitted by Seattle Nature Alliance June 17, 2015 Seattle Nature Alliance offers our comments on the Draft EIS. The Alliance represents Seattle citizens interested in preserving and protecting Seattle … Continue reading Don’t Let Development Ruin Seattle!