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The Green Seattle Partnership is a collaboration between the City of Seattle, Forterra, community groups and non-profits, businesses, schools, and thousands of volunteers working together to restore and actively maintain the City’s forested parklands.

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From the Blog


Letting the Light Shine Through

We take intentional steps to initiate and accelerate the healthy recovery of the city’s forested parkland. Over the past ten years of the program, we have realized restoration can take many forms, and a one-size fits all approach won’t always work in order...

The Climate Deal

I have been thinking for while now about how Green Seattle Partnership contributes to sustainability in the city, particularly now that green cities around the United States are largely leading the way on innovation and commitment towards more robust climate...

The Elusive Phase 4

The Green Seattle Partnership uses a four-phase approach to restoration. This means that at any given time a restoration project site within a Seattle park is considered to be in one of four possible restoration phases - from "covered in weeds" all the way to happy,...