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From the Blog

Western redcedar die-off in Seattle Parks

In the last two-years, Seattle Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry staff have received increasing reports of dead Thuja plicata, Western redcedars, in Seattle Parks. Our arborists have also been observing more Western redcedar deaths in the last several years. I have...

Because, Madrone

In the late 1800s, explorers mistakenly named Seattle's Magnolia area after seeing an abundance of broadleaf evergreen trees common to the Salish Sea and Puget Trough – Arbutus menziesii or Pacific madrone. Nurtured by nature, we do have a couple pure stands of the...

Five New Teams – All Master Native Plant Stewards

  In May 2018, 21 of our neighbors completed 100 hours of training to earn their Master Native Plant Steward status.  Centered around Camp Long and Seward Park, the newest stewards to join the Green Seattle Partnership gained knowledge of native plant types and...