Parks, History, and You

Parks, History, and You

Seattle has 485 parks and natural areas. Ever wonder how they got there? Each park has a unique story, a messy assemblage of history and ecology. Though this brief post cannot do justice to them all, it will tell a broad-stroke story of the park system. Early Days The...
The climate is changing, and so must we

The climate is changing, and so must we

It’s been a wild few days of weather – from spurts of hail to howling winds to shiny blue skies. While this cannot be completely attributed to climate change, it follows a trend of intensifying weather events. And it makes you wonder how the changing climate will...
Breaking Records in 2017!

Breaking Records in 2017!

In 2017 the Green Seattle Partnership (GSP) made some serious on-the-ground impacts in forested parklands across Seattle.   On the Ground Green Seattle has the ambitious goal to restore all 2,500 acres of forested parklands by 2025, and staff knew that 2017 had...

Make This MLK Day a Day On, Not a Day Off

  “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing to help others?’” –  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year, make MLK a day on, not a day off, by volunteering with the Green Seattle Partnership!...
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