The Green Seattle Partnership Blog

Post Green Seattle Day – Now What?

So you volunteered for Green Seattle Day and you’re wondering, what’s next? First of all, thank you for coming out to volunteer with us! This year we were blown away by the number of volunteers that came out for Green Seattle Day. Secondly, there are so many ways to...

Green Seattle Day 2018 Achievements

  Laying Roots in our Local Communities For Green Seattle Day 2018, we encouraged Seattle residents to have a hand in restoring their neighborhood parks; to not wander far from home, and to give back in their own neck-of-the-woods.This is because we acknowledge that...

Madrone is 1st Western tree on TreeSnap app

See a notable Pacific madrone while cruising through your neighborhood? Know about a cool tree in your favorite park? Maybe you can be our "eyes-in-the-field" as you sit in the backyard shade of your Arbutus menziesii. Now anyone can "tag" these trees using...

1 Bandana, 6 Great Looks

Give Back, Get Back There are a lot of great benefits to volunteering with the Green Seattle Partnership: quality time outdoors, connecting with your community, exercise and good vibes! Sometimes there are extra perks too like free snacks and coffee, and even some...

See the Forest for the Teas

Thirsty? Then try out some teas made from plants native to our local forests! You can make a native plant tea out of Douglas or Grand fir, Stinging nettle (yeah you read that right), and Nootka rose; and the process of making them is fairly easy! While Douglas and...

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...