Seward Park: The Gem of the Park System

Seward Park: The Gem of the Park System

Ever wonder how GSP prioritizes work, classifies forest health and measures success?  This summer, we categorized 54 acres as “Phase IV” in Seward Park alone. This means those restoration zones meet much of our criteria for a healthy forest. It doesn’t mean we...
Mapping Restoration

Mapping Restoration

Have you seen this map before? The GSP Reference Map helps us track restoration within individual parks while also monitoring progress citywide. We unveiled this new map last year on the ArcGIS Online platform, and it is a key tool in carrying out our goal to...
Parks: The Ultimate Outdoor Classroom

Parks: The Ultimate Outdoor Classroom

Bringing students into one of Seattle’s greenspaces allows students and educators to enter the ultimate outdoor classroom. It seems journal articles and newspaper/radio reports roll out weekly about the developmental and leardership-building benefits of getting kids...