The Green Seattle Partnership Blog

Green Seattle Day 2017 Success!

This year we broke some Green Seattle Day records and it's all thanks to you, our volunteers! Despite being the coldest November 4th on record since 1973, we still had over 1,200 volunteers come out to 22 parks for our 12th annual Green Seattle Day celebration! With...

Blackberry Bonanza

Most of the time removing aggressive Himalayan blackberry involves cutting thorny canes, digging up brainy-looking roots, and suppressing regrowth with thick layers of mulch.  This time of year, for just a few weeks, the work gets a little more delicious. Removing...

A Berry Tasty Time in the Forest

The summer months make for a "berry" tasty time out in the forest. Walking through Seattle's parks at the start of summer, you can easily spot the peachy colors of salmonberry fruit hiding in the foliage; while later in the summer, you start to notice the deep-blue...

Searching for Big Trees

Seattle Parks and Recreation Plant Ecologists wrapped up the June Phase 4 forest assessments. We made site visits to some of the oldest Green Seattle Partnership restorations in the West and East Duwamish Greenbelts. Some of the trips helped to verify what our...