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
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!
Last weekend, Seattle Parks hosted a “Mini-Summit” for Natural Areas. There were over 20 groups and about 100 people from around town who are concerned with Natural Areas in Seattle Parks. There was an exhibit hall where the different groups … Continue reading The Skunk on the Table